Ten years ago, when working as a news reporter for ZDNet, I helped to coordinate a high profile editorial campaign investigating the dangers of internet chatrooms for children. Working closely with the Home Office, the police force and child protection charities, our findings were deeply disturbing. We discovered that...
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Facebook Sponsored Stories, and should we jam social media?
Online privacy, Social media news, Social Networking, brand advocacy, facebook, online advertising, social networking, sponsored stories, 0
Facebook recently announced details of a new advertising initiative called Sponsored Stories. The name is a little sneaky, as these so called ‘stories’ will be written unbeknowingly by Facebook users, and re-purposed as advertising.
Whitewalling – the new trend in Facebook identity management
Emerging media, Online privacy, Social media news, Social Networking, facebook, identity management, online privacy, super logoff, whitewalling, 2
“Whitewalling” and “super logoff” are the new ways in which Facebook users, in particular teens, are controlling their Facebook presence, and consequently managing their online identity.
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