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Lisa Crotty

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

If you have an abandoned profile on social media sites like Classmates, Friendster and MySpace, here’s how to deactivate, delete or otherwise destroy your account.

Government 2.0

From hurricane information widgets from the National Weather service to the Mars Phoenix Twitter account and TroopTube  – allowing service men and women to connect with their families and supporters – the federal government is embracing social media and new web technologies in an effort collectively referred to as “Government 2.0.” Many of these efforts were begun before the recent change in administration, but have accelerated with the inauguration – itself covered in new media channels like none before it…

Controlling Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Do you know what you’re sharing & do you mean to? Facebook recently changed its terms of service  and depending on whom you believe or how you interpret that, it may affect what you choose to share on the service and with whom.  (Note the change in terms that says your content will survive the termination of your account.) Okay, so now you’re wondering, “How do I keep future employers from finding photos of me?” The easy way is not…

Super Bowl, Super Ads?

Quite often the “big game” is a blow-out where the commercials turn into the highlight of the show. Not so this year – high drama on the field kept even the casual football watcher on the edge of their seats (and gave dedicated fans a blood pressure check more than once). But even still, everyone is abuzz over the commercials – were there any big hits, expensive misses? Or were the commercials the snoozefest that couldn’t keep up with the…

New Year, New Face: A Checklist for Updating Your Social Media Profiles

As you can see, we’re making our  New Year’s resolutions at CDG and sharing them. Mine is to focus my time and energy this year on the communities and social media sites that are meaningful to me instead of feeling like I have to be everywhere. So, I’ll be saying goodbye to Friendster and probably MySpace since I spend so little time there anymore. The second step is ensuring that the profiles in those communities are all up to date.…

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