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Facebook’s Latest Personal Update: Nearby Friends

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As we’ve come to learn, updates are a dime a dozen with Facebook. Well, the newest update that just rolled out (for some of us, at least) is an offshoot of the Chat feature. What Was Updated? The one defining feature we can see so far is the “Nearby Friends” feature. It affects only personal profiles. We were told in …

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Godzilla And Facebook – Privacy Issues

Godzilla And Facebook Privacy Issues

Godzilla is smashing his way to success! The giant dinosaur-like creature is one of the most popular characters on the big screen this summer. But Godzilla isn’t the only monster making an appearance this summer. In its newest trend for all users, Facebook has launched a cartoon dinosaur, dubbed the Zuckasaurus, as the mascot for its newest privacy campaign. In the aftermath …

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LinkedIn Profile Changes

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Have you ever wanted to make a few changes to your LinkedIn profile, but without telling everyone about these edits?  That’s the subject of this video tip, inspired by a recent question from a friend of mine. Check out the video, or follow the transcript below, and let us know if you have other questions about your social media profiles! …

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The 411 on Foursquare

411 On Foursquare

For those of you who regularly read this blog, you’ll know this is a diversion from our usual articles. Most often, we focus on the “big” networks in social media – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest. However, there are many other social networks that businesses can use for marketing and branding – Tumblr, Vine, Instagram and Foursquare just to …

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Facebook Graph Search – 3 Things To Do Now

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Facebook Graph Search has been dominating social media news this week. It may or may not continue to do so, but it’s important to understand how it affects you – whether you’re using Facebook for business OR personal use. This one is an across-the-board change, and every Facebook user needs to understand a few things about it. Graph Search, once …

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Privacy Isn’t Private

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Perhaps it’s time to revisit privacy versus private for social media use. While seemingly similar, those two words are in fact, very different in application with all the changes going on in social media platforms right now. SOPA and PIPA have fueled the fire of this issue and changes to the two primary contestants in this race, Google+ and Facebook, …

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7 Timeline Tips

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If you spend much time on Facebook, you won’t have been able to avoid the chatter about the official roll-out of Timelines. Facebook users are being given an opt-in time period, but rest assured, Timeline is here to stay. In fact, depending on the source you listen to, Facebook users will eventually not have a choice as to whether or …

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Facebook Fan Page or Group?

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Have you ever wondered whether you should be using a Facebook Business Page or a Group for your organization? There is a fairly simple question that I think will help you decide the better route for you. I’m not a big fan of groups on Facebook, unless it’s under the right circumstances. The major factor is based on how you answer …

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Public, Private, or In a Circle?

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This may not be a popular position to take, but I have a social media question to pose today, and I’d love your feedback. First, let’s preface it with saying that I’m aware that someone will have a good answer that makes sense, and I applaud the social media platforms (Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.) who are taking steps to allow …

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