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  When I heard Google+ was coming out with a social network to rival Facebook, I pretty much brushed if off as yet another attempt unlikely to dethrone the King and Master of Social Networking. After all, I reasoned, unless Facebook really screwed up – resulting in a mass exodus – or went under, why […]

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My last Blog post was about the Maryland Department of Corrections story in which an officer re-applying for his job  was requested to surrender his Facebook log-in info as a precondition for employment.  The officer complied, albeit reluctantly. Shortly thereafter, the Maryland ACLU filed a formal complaint. This article is a recent update which offers an […]

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If you’ve been on Facebook in the last few days, you’ve probably heard a report about the Maryland Department of Correction’s controversial policy of asking job applicants to submit their Facebook passwords and log-in info to conduct background checks. This was prompted by the re-hire of a corrections officer who was told he needed to […]

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Wow. What a day in the Social Media world. Facebook has launched some pretty hefty changes to its Business Page format. They’re great changes, too – all of which in essence allow pages to act as people – liking other pages, commenting as the page’s identity on other “liked” pages, and so forth.  I’m not […]

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Last week, I offered six crucial questions that businesses should consider before they delve into a social media presence. Question one involves figuring out what you want your presence to accomplish for your business. Which begs an even more basic question: How do you decide what those things are? As with most marketing endeavors, it’s […]