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Facebook Aims to Simplify Privacy Settings

This from the nytimes bits blog. Facebook is attempting to clarify their privacy settings. Now when you post something, you’ll have the option to choose who sees each particular post – the public, friends, or custom made (spherical-shaped) groups. The changes are supposed to roll out on Thursday. In other news, nothing much else has […]

Infographic: How companies are using social media to hire and fire

An interesting infographic in The Atlantic describes what employers find objectionable about a potential hire’s use of social media: Content about using drugs or drinking alcohol. Bad-mouthing previous employers or co-workers. Evidence of poor communication skills. Along with aspects employers liked to see: Offers a good feel for the candidate’s personality. Shows evidence of creativity. […]