Important Facebook News: Privacy Updates

Almost Savvy

As you probably know, Facebook has been facing a barrage of complaints regarding their “public is the new norm&# approach to privacy which resulted in much of your/our content being made public by default. My email from Facebook: Hi Irene, Facebook will roll out changes today that will make it easier for our users to understand and control their privacy settings. Powered by WordPress

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog


While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. While, Blogger, Tumblr, and other platforms are great, there is nothing like having full control of the design and functionality – something you will only get if you are running WordPress from your own domain. Installing WordPress.


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Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Written by Glen, this post has 175 Comments As many of you will know, I love Wordpress. For all the great things there are to be said about Wordpress, though, out-of-the-box SEO certainly isn’t one of its strong points. By default on older versions of Wordpress, post titles would display as “Blog Name >> Post Title&#.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. Best Engaging Communities.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Community Management/Engagement. You might want to be a community builder, beehive, or friend. It beats every single other WordPress cache plugin.

Why does Facebook hate us?

Freelance Social Media

This is on top of what is happening with the new “ Community Pages “ These new pages are making it confusing for a user to differentiate between an Official Fan page and a Community page. A business can’t control their brand as much if people are landing on these Community pages and sharing information. Of course, we cannot forget the massive backlash over privacy issues. Featuring the Thesis Wufoo Skin WordPress Admin

Like Stuff On Facebook? Say Cheese, You're An Ad!

Waxing UnLyrical

These “sponsored stories&# will only appear in the news feeds, and sidebar ads, of your Facebook friends, based on your privacy settings. This is the most interesting part of the whole thing: while you can determine which of your friends sees what, based on your privacy settings, what you cannot do is opt out of your “likes&# being used as ads. To learn more about Platform, read our Privacy Policy and Platform Page.)

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Facebook Tip: How To Choose Who Can See Your Friends

Almost Savvy

After the enormous missteps Facebook has taken lately with respect to privacy and control over our own content and a tidal wave of bad press, they’ve modified the settings and the ability to manage who can see our Friends has returned. ’ This will bring up the following box: As with other privacy settings on Facebook, here you may specifically name people to either include or exclude. Powered by WordPress

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Can You Trust Your Blog to the Cloud – The Pros and Cons


We want to be great writers, be great artists, take amazing photographs and build an engaging community. Have a look at the controversy that briefly raged over Google Drive’s privacy policy wording as a result of what appeared to be Google claiming to take ownership of users data. Privacy. But for years they were hated in equal measure as they were loved, or liked for the, arguably flagrant or dismissive attitude they took to our privacy.

Help Me Help You | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

With an array of buttons to click here and there to manage privacy, sync updates with other sites, and manage spam – how is a person supposed to keep up? But, we’ve got some brilliant folks in our community who may know the answer or have advice to share. This just gives us a home for the interaction to take place within our community. Powered by WordPress

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New Tool Makes My Email Work Harder and Smarter

Almost Savvy

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? I am very concerned about privacy and don’t want to give access to my Gmail account to any application. If you have any concerns, I suggest you take a peek at Rapportive’s privacy policy for further details. Powered by WordPress

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Five Social Media Predictions for 2010


Many enterprises are launching blogs on TypePad or WordPress and building social networks and communities on third-party software or developing it from the ground up using Ruby-on-Rails. marketing, there will be problems in areas of disclosure, privacy and fair competitive practice. Here are my five social media predictions for 2010. Augmented Reality Applications Will Start to Go Mainstream.

What Would You Ask a Blogger?

Almost Savvy

Important Facebook News: Privacy Updates One Random Thing About Me Shopping Cart Your shopping cart is empty Visit the shop ? BTW, I would have to move my many, many posts from the free spot on WordPress to even be able to host ads, and I suspect that that would be a major pain in the patootie.) Powered by WordPress

Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

How secure should I feel when using Facebook’s privacy settings to determine which groups of friends can or cannot see particular photos? I’m sure this has been going on since the early days of humans interacting and forming communities. Powered by WordPress

Protecting Children from Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

This graphic by Forrester Research, refers to the types of people that hang out in communities and what they do in those communities. Your children hang out in communities, both online and offline, and all of those communities have their own sets of things to do, their own sub cultures and their own cliques; and within those groups there is as well, unwritten rules and what not. Create a blog on WordPress. How can you protect your children from social media?

What Happens in Vegas… (Or How to Ruin a Reputation With Just One.

Almost Savvy

Regardless of your privacy settings or your own practice of sharing certain thing with friends only, there are no guarantees. This is my first post using the WordPress app on my BlackBerry, so I am not able to see the post as you see it. Powered by WordPress

I Don't Care Where. You. Are. Right. Now. | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

If it is worth it to you to tick off a bunch of your online friends to publicly proclaim that you just earned a GymRat badge on Foursquare and you’re comfortable with the privacy issues of announcing where you are at every given moment, then more power to you. Powered by WordPress

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An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News.

Adam Sherk

Many users are still unfamiliar with the new offerings and concerns about privacy seem to be a common first reaction. Consider the impact that Facebook Open Graph protocol integration will have on your existing on-site community features and social functionality. Sitemap | RSS | © 2009-present Using Thesis Wordpress Theme

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Key Takeaways from #SMAZ


How to piss off an online community – examples from the latest changes to Digg, Facebook, Sphinn, and Twitter. We know where you are: the creepy side of geolocation – is it stalking, savvy marketing, and when you should be concerned about privacy. WordPress. How to setup multiuser in WordPress 3.0 – setup a network of site within a single WordPress installation. WordPress, Joomlan, and Drupal : Which one is the best?

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

Not only has technology changed, but also has what we expect in terms of privacy and etiquette. I’m also happy that Karen shared the post with her community. Powered by WordPress

How Pink Panties Heralded India's Social Media Movement

Waxing UnLyrical

As privacy and choice gained momentum, permission-based Internet activity has led to what we now describe as the social web.

4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Setting Your Preferences Clear Google Search History to Maintain Your Privacy Using Gmail as Your Universal Email Account Sending Gmail to your Mobile Phone Using Page Specific Web Search Operators. Basil : Privacy Issues??? Of course its an issue of privacy! Community. Privacy. WordPress. Sitemap , Privacy. Google Tutor. Your how-to guide for Google with Google tutorials, tips for using Google and advice.

Work Literacy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Introduce yourself to the rest of the community. Trying to keep my blogs to one place, so here it is over at WordPress: subQuarks blog on Second Life in eLearning. Privacy |. Search. Work Literacy. Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals. Main My Page Members Forum Videos Photos Groups Events. GETTING STARTED. Welcome to Work Literacys Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals. Heres how you can get started in this course. Sign up and create your profile.

Etsy's PR Nightmare: Greeting Cards Making Light Of Rape

Waxing UnLyrical

Join the Grymm & Epic community for creative entrepreneurs, or read her heavy metal blog on Steff Metal. Then things changed, I think they made their policies clearer, people became more conscious of privacy, copyright, etc.

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Fetching Friday – The Final Resources Mashup of 2010


5 privacy alerts to watch for in 2011 – social networks, location based leaks, and more. WordPress. How to revove the acrossuniverseitenet malware – the latest WordPress / GoDaddy attack. WordPress 3.0.3 How to edit a Wordpress theme – part one about the basics of how and what you can edit in your WordPress theme. WordPress shortcodes the right way – a crash course and tutorial for what shortcodes are and using them.

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Talking The Social Media Walk

Waxing UnLyrical

There’s no way – no way – I would have felt so much a part of that community if I hadn’t previously connected with many of the folks I meet IRL on social media. To try to connect with those who might become part of a community? Google remembers and Facebooks privacy settings are alleged at best, so I edit myself.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, #FBCLContest Update & Funny Tennis


Tools to find out what other blogs are saying about you – why you should be monitoring for SEO, sentiment, and reciprocity (great since WordPress doesn’t always notify you in a timely manner). Dear Facebook friends, you’re doing it wrong – great commentary on the use of personal profiles, fan pages, groups, and the new community pages. WordPress. Top 5 SEO plugins for WordPress – if you want to search optimize your blog, start with these!

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Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He also write about wordpress on I know I’m using blogger and not Thesis theme on WordPress, but I’m curious if it really makes a huge difference with SEO, or if it’s more of a fad, and blogger with it’s improvements may offer the same. Patience is required in building a community, seeing real results with monetization and building traffic. Some people are able to build a community but fail at monetizing their blogs.

5 Excellent Productivity Tips For Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Setting Your Preferences Clear Google Search History to Maintain Your Privacy Using Gmail as Your Universal Email Account Sending Gmail to your Mobile Phone Using Page Specific Web Search Operators. Community. Privacy. WordPress. Sitemap , Privacy. Google Tutor. Your how-to guide for Google with Google tutorials, tips for using Google and advice. 5 Excellent Productivity Tips For Google Reader.

Fetching Friday – Resources, Guest Blogging Contest & Rocket Timelapse


Stay updated on the latest Facebook privacy changes – from the horse’s mouth. Review of the Amazon WordPress plugin for quickly building Amazon affiliate sites – a good way to increase Amazon sales on your WordPress blog. WordPress. Top 5 plugins to convert WordPress to a membership site – convert your current blog or a new WordPress site to a membership site. Marc Duquette of Scribnia, the blogging community.

Gov 2.0: Taking a Look Back at 2009 | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Community, have had an alternately successful and frustrating (but never boring) year. 2009 went from unbridled optimism to eager anticipation to a little dose of realism, but through it all, the community of people and the relationships that have been forged across agency lines continued to grow stronger. That sense of community, that sense of, “we’re all in this together,&# is one of the the five Gov 2.0 Powered by Wordpress.

Fetching Friday – Resources, iPad Contest & Third Tribe Benefits


New privacy features – will it satisfy everyone and really be simpler or will they still leave ? How to return Facebook privacy settings to what you signed up for – I’m all in! How to build multiple streams of income using WordPress blogs – the author and I agree automated blogs aren’t the best way to go, but they are a common methodology that can’t be left out. WordPress.

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Will I See You at the Gov 2.0 Expo?

Social Media Strategery

DHS First Responders Communities of Practice Booz Allen is working with the DHS Science & Technology Directorate to build and manage the DHS First Responders Community of Practice – a platform that serves the nation’s 2.8 Launched in December 2009, the First Responders CoP is designed to decrease duplicate efforts across the various first responder communities and disciplines. Powered by Wordpress. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

As a Blogger on The Global Internet, What Laws in the World Apply to You?


Leaving aside that defamation is generally only for the protection of individual reputations and not corporate reputations, Evony withdrew the court action after its online community threatened to boycott the game, so we never got to see the end result. The importance of working out where your website content, and particularly any customer relationship management (CRM) system content is stored, can affect your privacy obligations. By ProBlogger Law Expert Jeanette Jifkins.

So You Just Graduated and You Want a Job

Social Media Strategery

DON’T forget to make use of the privacy settings on these sites. bwe08 101 bah best practices blog boozallen booz allen buy-in change management communications community conference DC DHS E20 education enterprise 2.0 Powered by Wordpress. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Government 2.0 Miscellaneous Personal Prof.

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Advice for students: buy to secure your brand, make a video resume, start a Wordpress blog, use Google Reader, participate (comment on blogs and link to them), get on Facebook and LinkedIn, network, and more (see slideshow below): | View | Upload your own. And they mean it, too, saying "At TCBN we respect your privacy. Since then, the students have formed their own vibrant community on Twitter. privacy. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb.

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18 Expert Guides to Using Google+ for Business

Webbiquity SMM

The embed feature will…be available on public posts”) and authorship results through WordPress and TypePad connections (“the select number of sites that currently support this will automatically assign the right kind of markup to authors on their service, and Google will highlight their Google+ profiles on search results that include their posts”).

Google 167 " Blog Archive " Nice work

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Meta Login WordPress. Communities of practice. privacy. is based on WordPress platform, RSS tech. , E-learning innovation: research, evaluation, practice and policy. Grainne Conole Professor of e-learning The Open University University website. Blog Search. Pages About me… Downloads. e4innovation wiki. Publications list. Resources. Archives June 2008. May 2008. April 2008. March 2008. February 2008. January 2008. December 2007.

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Why Don't People Get Social Media Is Not Private Communication?

Diva Marketing Blog

W e have less privacy now, and I think that's a good thing. Some people are risk takers: Every once in a while some people might want to take risks with a thought or a comment, hoping it will go viral without the community backlash. I recently started mentoring my nephew-in-law, a graphic designer, teaching him to create WordPress websites. the world is becoming too fast, too complex and too networked for any company to have all the answers inside. Yochai Benkler.

Ma.gnolia Down - Price For Social Bookmarking

Koka Sexton

Dear Ma.gnolia Community Members or Visitor, Early on the West-coast morning of Friday, January 31st, Ma.gnolia experienced every web service’s worst nightmare: data corruption and loss. Most importantly, I apologize to all of you who have made Ma.gnolia a home for your bookmarks and community. Ma.gnolia is one of the leaders in the social bookmarking and community sites.