Revisiting: Uncheck Comments and Likes

[Refresher: Six Steps to Controlling Your Facebook Privacy] More than two months ago, I wrote a post called Facebook Scare: Uncheck Comments and Likes that was in response to a copy and paste status update spreading across Facebook. Two months later, that post was my most popular piece of content yesterday. Traffic to it is […]

How Facebook Can Avoid Ticker Confusion

In the coming days and weeks, you’ll see more and more passive sharing on Facebook through the Ticker. It is also certain that Facebook users will be frustrated, confused and angry as a result. There is a simple way that Facebook can avoid this… if they so choose. What is Passive Sharing? In the past, […]

6 Steps to Controlling Your Facebook Privacy

Facebook is regularly scrutinized regarding privacy. The truth is, though, that we all have a great deal of control over what we share and with whom. The problem, of course, is that many simply refuse to follow some simple steps to staying protected. All too often lately, I am seeing photos of non-friends that I’m […]

6 Steps to a Good Facebook Hoax

[NOTE: This is a joke. It's obviously a joke. I don't want you to create your own Facebook hoax. While they may be entertaining, they are also serious. They were created maliciously with the full intent to deceive you, make a fool of you, and see a social virus spread. I am posting this partly […]

Facebook Scare: Uncheck Comments and Likes

You’ve probably seen a variation of the following in your Facebook News Feed recently: “Do me a favor: please hover over my name here, wait for the box to load and then hover over the ‘Subscribe’ link.”

A Very Quick Guide to Facebook Privacy

As I wrote my post about the new Facebook News Feed today, one of my concerns was over the Ticker and privacy. It’s not that your privacy settings are changed in any way. It’s that Facebook now surfaces some things that you didn’t previously think about. These things in particular: You commented on someone’s status […]