Check Your Privacy Settings!

I advise about-to-be-graduating students, people thinking about political office, and folks in the job hunt to double-check privacy settings on their social networks. I suggest that they restrict their photos to "intimate friends" (my language) and not "the world." However, I don't do a good enough job of advising them to double-check their significant other's privacy settings. Sir John Sawers, newly appointed MI6 chief, has learned that lesson the hard way. …continue reading →

How To: Create A Profile Badge

If you have a blog or a web site with an "about me" page, you might want to highlight your social networks, like Facebook or LinkedIn. Each social network makes it easy to create a "badge" -- an image that promotes the social network site and links to your profile. Read on to learn how to make yours! …continue reading →