Posts Tagged ‘Facebook Privacy’

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 ...

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, ...

Stop Sharing Your GPS Data on Facebook

The technology behind GPS, or global positioning services, offers conveniences that can be useful, as evidenced by the explosive popularity of GPS devices used for directions. As the technology has been refined, features like restaurant reviews, locations for hospitals and even the nearest Starbucks were added to GPS systems. GPS technology was enabled in some ...