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We’ve written previously about the privacy problems in Facebook Places. We’ve also written about the often unsuspected expense of subpoenaed social media records, otherwise known as eDiscovery. Taken together, these two facts present a whole new compliance issue for businesses and individuals: Facebook is now an eye-witness to your whereabouts. Facebook Places lets you check […]

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Today, many more companies are allowing employees access t social networks during company time which is a major shift from just a few years ago. However, some industries including government are still very hesitant, with security being a main concern. Here are some reasons why your company should allow social networking at work.

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Earlier this week, we discussed Robert Scoble’s flaming of Twitter’s draconian “death sentence” account takedown procedure. This led to some folks complaining that Twitter doesn’t have an appropriate “appeals” process for account suspensions — as if Twitter was a nation-state and its users were citizens. Indeed, two weeks ago Brad Burnham explicitly said web servcies […]

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Image by .imelda via Flickr A week ago, Robert Scoble called out Twitter for issuing death sentences without warning, explanation, or obvious chance for appeal. A “death sentence” in this case refers to the complete suspension of a Twitter account, such that the owner can’t log in. Apparently a friend of Scoble’s joked about selling […]

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Image by pauliepaul via Flickr UPDATE: Facebook recently rolled out a fix to this very problem. Page creators can now be deleted as administrators. This is true, however, only if the Page creator adds someone new as an admin. Thus, it should be company policy that whoever creates a company Facebook page must immediately add […]

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