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  • 1. Social Networking Q&A Facts…Fiction…FAQs
  • 2. Who are we?
    • Anna Van Scoyoc MCL Reference Librarian
    • Gabrielle M. Casieri MCL Youth Services Librarian
    • Carolyn Aversano MCL Youth Services Librarian
    • Patricia Radwanski Grover Middle School Media Specialist
  • 3. What’s the point?
    • Clarify some common misconceptions about social networking.
    • Start a dialogue about safe and responsible social networking.
  • 4. Facebook Lingo: News Feed
  • 5. Facebook Lingo: Wall (Profile)
  • 6. Facebook Lingo: Personal Info
  • 7. Facebook Lingo: Photos
  • 8. Fact or Fiction ?
    • Employers and college admissions officers look at an applicant's social networking info when making decisions about jobs, college admissions, and scholarships.
  • 9. Fact or Fiction ?
    • When you delete a picture from your MySpace or Facebook page, no one else will ever have access to it again.
  • 10. Fact or Fiction ?
    • Setting your profile to private prevents anyone but your friends from seeing pictures you post online.
  • 11. Fact or Fiction ?
    • Setting your social networking profile access to private allows you to safely post your cell phone # since only people that already know you will be able to see it.
  • 12. Fact or Fiction ?
    • Facebook guarantees that the site is "entirely free of illegal, offensive, pornographic, or otherwise inappropriate material."
  • 13. Fact or Fiction ?
    • Facebook's privacy settings guarantee "that User Content you post on the site will be not be viewed by unauthorized persons."
  • 14. Fact or Fiction ?
    • Both MySpace and Facebook allow you to preapprove tags that friends want to place on photos of you.
  • 15. Facebook Lingo: Photo Tag Ima Libros
  • 16. Fact or Fiction ?
    • When you untag yourself in a Facebook photo , you are permanently untagged.
  • 17. Facebook Lingo: Photo Tag
  • 18. Facebook Lingo: Photo “Un-Tag”
  • 19. Fact or Fiction ?
    • Quiz and survey applications cannot glean personal information from "private" profiles.
  • 20. Fact or Fiction ?
    • If you are under 18, your profile is not accessible via search engines (such as Google).
  • 21. Facebook: Public Search Result
  • 22. Fact or Fiction ?
    • If someone is being creepy toward you on a social networking site, the best thing you can do is take down that page, create a new one, and hope they don't find you.
  • 23. Presidential Advice
    • “ Be careful what you post on Facebook. Whatever you do, it will be pulled up again later somewhere in your life."