The perils of Facebook requests to “Please copy/paste and share widely”, especially when the request is political; includes case study of request to call Congress.
Facebook wants to be the Interent, ie, the only place you need to go online. To that end, The New York Times — and a few other news organizations — is getting ready to test Facebook as a delivery platform for its content. There are many reasons why this is a bad idea in the […]
We’ve all encountered it: the Facebook post that spews hate. Next time, report it. And tell your friends you have reported it. Some of them will do so, too, and some of their friends, and — despite its initial refusal to act — Facebook just might take action. Some friends and I just succeeded in […]
An argument for providing sources for content you create and share across social media.
What happens when Hubspot pulls together representatives of Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter with the goal of holding the world’s largest webinar? For the answer, see the Storify below. But I have three points for webinar organizations/presenters: Acknowledge where you’re providing basic info for level-setting or background. Let us know that you know the info is […]
One way to make it harder for bad guys to access your online accounts is to require more than a username and password to access an account. Google uses a two-step verification process tied to account credentials and your mobile phone. So does Facebook. And as Alex Howard points out, security has always been important […]