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How to Brand Yourself on Social Media in College

How to Brand Yourself on Social Media in College

Social media is a prominent part of every college student’s life.  There really isn’t a good way to avoid it, and by not avoiding it, it is of course all too tempting to jump in and join the fun.  Using sites like Facebook and Twitter can be fun and beneficial to you professionally at the ...

How to Keep Your Facebook Private and Still Look Good To Employers

How to Keep Your Facebook Private and Still Look Good To Employers

The Internet has changed a lot since the dawn of Facebook; what was once intrinsically “private” is now intrinsically “public.” The stories once shared with just college students on Facebook are now seen by our administrators and professors, law enforcement agencies, strangers, and potential employers. Related: How to Professionalize Your Facebook Profile While the partying side ...

How to Professionalize Your Facebook Profile

How to Professionalize Your Facebook Profile

In today’s world of technology and social media, Facebook ranks pretty high in terms of usage. I have a Facebook, you have a Facebook, your mom and dad probably have a Facebook, and so on. As you look for a job, potential employers may Google your name or look you up on Facebook to see ...

Trusted Contacts on Facebook Hold the Keys to Your Account

Trusted Contacts on Facebook Hold the Keys to Your Account

A new Facebook feature is putting your account’s security in the hands of your most trusted friends. Working as a password recovery tool, Trusted Contacts allows you to set up additional security for situations where you find yourself locked out of your account. It started off as a test feature in 2011, but is now ...

Will My Phone Run Facebook Home?

Will My Phone Run Facebook Home?

Yesterday, Facebook announced that it was taking over your phone. The company unveiled a set of apps called “Facebook Home” for Android smartphones that will transform your device into a social hub of Facebook photos, status updates, and notifications. So no, Home will not run on your iPhone or Windows Phone. Facebook Home will function ...

Tech Companies Betting on Perks to Lure in Talent

Tech Companies Betting on Perks to Lure in Talent

Silicon Valley tech giants are building and expanding massive campuses and adding one extravagant perk after another in order to appeal to the world’s best available talent. “Cash is king” no longer applies to some of the world’s largest companies. They’re investing in a new generation of talented young business minds and engineers who they ...

Taking a Break from Facebook? You’re Not Alone

Taking a Break from Facebook? You’re Not Alone

With two-thirds of America’s internet-enabled adults on Facebook, there’s no shortage of friends to be found. However, it appears the growth of the country’s most popular social network has proven to be daunting for its users, according to a new study. The Pew’s Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project found that 61 percent of ...

Michigan Protects Online Privacy of Employees and Students with New Law

Michigan Protects Online Privacy of Employees and Students with New Law

Michigan has joined a growing number of privacy-conscious states by passing a bill that “prohibit[s] employers and educational institutions from requiring certain individuals to grant access to, allow observation of, or disclose information that allows access to or observation of personal internet accounts.” To put it simply, employers and schools cannot require you to give up your Facebook, ...

How to Disable Facebook Apps

How to Disable Facebook Apps

Who actually likes Facebook apps? For me, few things are more bothersome when browsing Facebook than clicking on an article to discover that a social reader will now take the liberty of broadcasting that I just read an article about the president’s dog to everyone I know. Or, even worse, websites or apps that will ...

Facebook Tips

Facebook Tips

If the internet is the wild west, Facebook is your homestead. And while everything can (and, for better or worse, does) go on the internet proper, Facebook is your little corner of the prairie to call your own. So are you doing it right? Let’s find out. You do not have 1,500 friends No matter ...

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