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Wait, Facebook is MySpace?

Janet Fouts

That’s even more true in a social network whose users are often less web savvy and thrown by major UI changes as well as concerned about privacy issues. On Twitter today Myspace is trending, not because it’s about Myspace but because people are suggesting Facebook is doomed to the same fate as Myspace. But that’s my take. are you doing???????? Lists.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The Irony: MySpace Okay, so in my previous paragraph, I mention that you should be an early adopter of social networks. However, I joined MySpace in 2006 to network with individuals who refused to use Facebook and to return to my liberal ways of accepting a lot more friend requests than I normally would. MySpace? Facebook and maybe Myspace are coming. Are you the same?

MySpace is Reborn as Social Curation

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Inspiring Funny Obsolete Scary Must-Have Amazing Innovative Nerdy Read More: Courtney Holt , Curate , Curation , Myspace , MySpace Music , Steve Rosenbaum , Technology News Get Technology Alerts Email Comments 3 First look at the New MySpace promises changes in design -- embraces community knowledge and passion. Today MySpace is reborn as a content centric discovery platform.

What I Like About the New Facebook Timeline Profile, Privacy Settings, and News Feed

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Longed For New Privacy Settings. Facebook must have heard me (and probably thousands of others) as well on this one – even MySpace had this option from the very start! Head over to your Privacy Settings, and Edit Settings for How Tags Work. The Best Facebook News Feed Setting. By far, of all things they have done to the news feed, I love this! Good stuff! Review All Tags.

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How a Single Professional Female Practices Safe Social Media

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We are happy to introduce our very own Crister DelaCruz in today’s guest post. I’m known amongst my friends as the one who had a digital life even before Facebook (or MySpace ) became popular. Naturally, I get a lot of questions about privacy concerns. quickly learned how to balance transparency without giving up my privacy and my safety. Is it a real concern? Facebook.

Facebook Privacy: Everything You Need to Know in 6 Minutes | pamorama

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook Privacy: Everything You Need to Know in 6 Minutes by Pam Dyer on July 20, 2010 Share Remember earlier this year when the media was dominated by coverage of Facebook’s privacy policies? Did you know that Facebook’s privacy policy is longer than the U.S. Constitution? Michelle Lee.

Facebook Isn't (Just) A Destination

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There's this feeling of Facebook becoming the next Friendster of MySpace. We all know Facebook is not perfect (security, privacy issues, etc.). myspace. privacy. blog content crushit ecommerce earlyadopter facebook facebookconnect facebookcredits friendster garyvaynerchuk itunes likebutton markzuckerberg marketing marketingprofessional mashable mobile mobilecommerce myspace onlinechannel onlineplatform paypal privacy publishing security tablet thirdpartylogin webanalytics webportal winelibrarytvIs Facebook a valuable Marketing tool? It's a platform.

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. It started 2010 with roughly 350 million users and is now on its way to 600  million. So how does a marketer capitalize on this unruly and ever-changing platform to drive business results? As A.J.

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12 Most Common Elements of Effective Social Media Policies

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Limited expectation of privacy might also be added to this area of the policy. 6. Encourage employees to use privacy settings. Last, but not least, encourage employees to use the privacy settings on any social media platforms they use to limit the public accessibility of their information and images. Blog Policy Social Media employment policy facebook policy linkedin policy myspace policy social media social media policy twitter policyFacebook has more than 700 million users — that is one in every nine people on earth — and half of them log in daily.

Xanga, Facebook, and MySpace

Taylor Marek

One reason is for the picture shown below, another for instant privacy, and another for the awesome apps that Facebook is coming out with. Update: The link to the ArcaMax comic is broken, I’ll try and see if I can find it again… General Social Media comic Facebook MySpace XangaWhat do you think of this comic? Me personally, I like Facebook. What do you think? Post your comments.

Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

Friendster, MySpace and AOL exist in some form to this day, but none of them enjoys the leadership positions and mindshare of their heyday. The privacy tension caused by the movement toward openness continues to haunt Facebook. Fifth Estate AOL facebook Friendster google interface LinkedIn McDonald's mobile MySpace social network tactile YouTubeIce cream? Salad? No problem!

What Facebook Knows About Innovation (That Every Brand Should Pay Attention To)

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It''s easy to argue that they simply had a strong product, but it met with a certain zeitgeist and luck that others (Friendster, MySpace , etc.) From early attempts at monetization through advertising to privacy and policy changes. myspace. privacy policy. Blogs posts, articles and books have been written about Facebook and their ability to grow. When people think about the company and their state of innovation, they will often align them with a myriad of Silicon Valley types. just couldn''t capture, retain and innovate on top of. That wasn''t a big innovation.

Would you give up your passwords for a job?

Janet Fouts

Sears for example “allows” job applicants to log into their jobs page with Facebook, Myspace or Linkedin, just to make it convenient for you. Privacy online is a myth. Facebook Social Media in Action HR job hunting PrivacyA recent AP Newswire story tells the tale of one Justin Bassett who was asked by a hiring manager for his user name on Facebook. So what to do?

How To Stop Social Cam From Embarassing You

Shift Digital

This post is the first in a new blog series Shift Digital is presenting this summer on using and customizing Facebook privacy settings. Now that I know it’s not spam (though I could still argue that it’s a form of spam), I am embarrassed for my friends that were naive with their Facebook privacy settings and allowed Social Cam to have full reign of their Facebook account. ?So, They take advantage of people’s ignorance of Facebook privacy settings. All of the settings that Facebook puts into place for privacy are great. Absolutely. Will they?

Social Class Distinction Between MySpace and Facebook » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? While MySpace was immediately open to all users, Facebook attracted college students first from the most prestigious universities. Professionalism and Privacy.

Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings by Pam Dyer on December 11, 2009 Share While privacy gurus, security firms, and users try to decipher the implications of Facebook’s new privacy settings , at least one person is embracing them: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook says the new privacy settings make it easier to control the information users share ( even though it’s really about increasing traffic and visibility ). Have you adjusted your privacy settings?

The Unfriendliness of Kid-Friendly Social Networks

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Any serious adult user of Twitter, Facebook, or MySpace knows these sites are both social and anti-social. They need to be taught the importance of privacy and personal space, the value of real relationships, and to be aware of their own self worth. Facebook, the world’s leading social network, trampled the privacy rights of well informed technically literate adults.

Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Industry News , Internet , Social Media > Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion by Tamar Weinberg on January 11, 2008 Share When Digg came out with its new social features , some folks applauded the move while others despised it. But are they secure? Thanks!

Facebook is Trampling Other Social Networks

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook is Trampling Other Social Networks by Pam Dyer on April 21, 2010 Share Back in March 2008, Facebook was poised to overtake MySpace, but it wasn’t yet the most popular social network in the world. Now it’s obliterating everybody. Average Age of a Facebook User?

25 Google Plus Resources, Articles, and Reviews to Help You Get Started

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Google Plus (aka Google+), Google’s new social network, might offer the right mix of sharing and privacy to woo you away from your Facebook account. Google+, Google’s social network, has easy-to-use privacy controls and allows video chats with as many as 10 people. What MySpace’s Tom Anderson Thinks of Google+. Tom Anderson, best known as the default friend on MySpace during its early years, co-founded MySpace with Chris DeWolfe in 2003. Even though Facebook’s traffic seems to be slowing in the U.S. Google+ Unveiled: 9 Things You Need to Know.

Facebook's Zuckerberg: Privacy No Longer a “Social Norm”

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook’s Zuckerberg: Privacy No Longer a “Social Norm&# by Pam Dyer on January 11, 2010 Share Really?! In an interview with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said that he had done an “about face&# on privacy and argued that it is no longer a “social norm&#. Here’s the portion of the interview in which he discusses his views on privacy, transcribed by ReadWriteWeb. Is Zuckerberg right about changing attitudes toward online privacy?

How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] | pamorama

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on July 12, 2010 Share Social media sites are having a powerful effect on our lives. Women are online and interacting on social sites just as much — if not, more — than their male counterparts. Takeaways: 53% of adult females use social media at least on a weekly basis.

Is Google Plus Worth The Fuss?

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After all, when Facebook came out, Myspace was the preferred social media forum and, in the space of a few years, it took over. Now Myspace is practically a non-entity and was sold off for a fraction of what it was purchased for. This all comes at a bad time, depending on your viewpoint, for Facebook as it’s come under a lot of scrutiny for its many privacy issues and negative blow back from statements made from founder Mark Zuckerberg. Perhaps the biggest issue that Facebook has is its privacy. Social Media facebook google

34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

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Erik Freeman compiles a list of posts featuring Google+ tips and tricks, guidance on inviting friends to circle you, an amazing use of video on Google+, the effort by Matthew Epstein to get hired using the social network, and notes about Google’s privacy policy (though of course this has changed , dramatically, recently). It’s the fastest-growing social network ever. ”).

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Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands.

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands? by Pam Dyer on September 21, 2010 Share Which one is it? Twitter or Facebook? Facebook or Twitter? These aren’t the only choices in social media platforms, but many brand marketers seem to vacillate between the two. Host videos on your Facebook page.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. How is your brand perceived? Wide reach. Direct feedback. Share URLs?

Average Age of a Facebook User? 38. [Infographic] | pamorama

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Average Age of a Facebook User? Infographic] by Pam Dyer on September 14, 2010 Share The demographics of the most popular social networking sites are changing quickly and, once again, the team at Flowtown has done a great job of compiling the latest statistics about Facebook users and social network usage in general. 

35 Great Social Media Infographics

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facebook flickr twitter yahoo myspace) [.] pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 35 Great Social Media Infographics by Pam Dyer on March 3, 2010 Share Here’s a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy. As you probably know, infographics are visual representations of information, data, or knowledge. Donut Marketing 12.

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

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You can manage Facebook, LinkedIn, FourSquare, Buzz, Myspace (do people actually use Myspace?) From a New York Times review: Security and privacy – those are the top selling points for Presently. This is a guest post by Joe Yeoman, who is obsessively addicted to new web technologies and discussing them. He is the Media Coordinator at BigMarker.com , and he rides his bike to work almost every day. Non-profits are the kids at the lunch table that pay for every item with exact change. BigMarker.com. From the BigMarker website: BigMarker is a free web conferencing community.

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5 Tips for Great Content Curation

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MySpace Lists. MySpace. myspace. privacy. Privacy Policy. Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people. Jobs Events Try Our New Social News App Welcome to Mashable! World Featured in US & World Videos Featured: Pinterest Apple Facebook. Share.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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YouTube - Education Today and Tomorrow

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MySpace. Privacy Policy. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Worldwide. English. Close. Set Your Country Content Preference. Close. Set Your Language Preference. Videos. Channels. Community. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. Education Today and Tomorrow. Rate: 182 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 171,510. Share. Favorite. Playlists. Facebook. more share options. fewer share options. This video will appear on your blog shortly. Loading. Loading. Loading. Loading. Thank you for sharing this video! Saving. close. This video has been added to your favorites. Add to Favorites.

New Tool Makes My Email Work Harder and Smarter

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Are they spies? I don’t know these guys personally, so to say they aren’t spies would be pure conjecture, however, their privacy pledge states … Where does Rapportive get its data from? If you have any concerns, I suggest you take a peek at Rapportive’s privacy policy for further details. Email is so 1990s, right? Not so fast. Email Enter Rapportive. You bet.

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Take MySpace as just one of many examples of an online property that become too comfortable with its “space.&# it has a bit to do with privacy concerns in my opinion. feel like many of them had 5x the amount of friends on myspace than they do on facebook. After all, Facebook could eat the web. Therefore, it’s a force to be reckoned with. Want one? Go here. comment?,

HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

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Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Have an account? Badges are among the most visible elements of gamification, the use of game-thinking and game mechanics to engage media audiences. However, social media badges are often maligned as boring or weak. Interesante, sí, oh sí.

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Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Have an account? Follow Jordan on Twitter at @jkretch. The last five years of web innovation heralded a frenzy of shiny new products that provided people with fresh ways to interact. In theory, other potential readers will find it. Used it?

YouTube - Diigo V3: Highlight & Share the Web! Social Bookmarking 2.0

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MySpace. Privacy Policy. Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Site: Home. Videos. Channels. Community. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. Diigo V3: Highlight & Share the Web! Social Bookmarking 2.0. Rate: 47 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 31,977. watch in standard quality. watch in high quality. Share. Favorite. Playlists. Facebook. more share options ). fewer share options ). This video will appear on your blog shortly. Loading. Loading. Loading. Loading. Thank you for sharing this video! Saving. close ). This video has been added to your favorites. close ).