Facebook wants to generate more positive interactions between people and promote well-being. How does this sit with brand owners’ and publishers’ need to get branded content seen by individuals?
Why do we give permission to apps without thinking, allowing them to access our data, while we care about controlling our own privacy settings? Because we want better apps, better technology.
Facebook is promoting live video amid a perfect storm – the availability of personal mobile technology and the availability of social publishing platforms.
Is there a better web invention since the WWW than the hashtag? It has changed our ability to communicate with a wide audience, and it enables us to find information around a theme.
Now, if I ever feel the urge to buy game credits, products through a Facebook-hosted shop or anything that requires me to use real money I will resist the urge. I don’t trust it and I never will.
Each time you upload photos of your kids in funny costumes, or friends at parties, you are passing legal control of those photos to Facebook.
I don’t care how much Russell Grant and Mystic Meg have read up on astrology, numerology and psychology, you will never convince me that horoscopes are anything more than bollockology.
How can clicking a Facebook Like button get you fired? When you like the Facebook page of your boss’s rival, that’s how. Deputy Sheriff Daniel Ray Carter of Hampton, Virginia, was fired from his job because he clicked Like on the page of Jim Adams, who was running for election to the post of sheriff against Carter’s incumbent boss BJ Roberts. After Roberts won the election and retained his job, he fired Carter. Carter sued on the grounds of his constitutional rights to free speech, but the judge in the case disagreed with him.
The federal judge said, “It is the Court’s conclusion that merely “liking” a Facebook page is insufficient to merit constitutional protection. In cases where courts have found that constitutional speech protections extended to Facebook posts, actual statements existed within the record.”
All companies should have a policy to say not only what websites staff can use for work, but also what tools on those websites are off limits.