http://www.j1studios.com/archives/2345Facebook Terms of Service
So, the kids are telling you to get onto Facebook to see the latest happy family snaps. http://lolbyte.com/lols/top-9-funny-old-people- pictures/Why the hell they can’t they pick up a telephone and send the photos?
Picture from website: http://www.techvert.com/how-to-explain-the-internet-to-the-elderly/Newspapers (and your kids) are telling you that onceolder adults “get a taste of high-speed access, theyoften come to rely on the internet as an everydayutility in their lives.”www.news.com.au/technology/over-50s-flock-for-daily-facebook-fix/story
Just make sure you check out the Terms of Service rules carefully before you sign up and nobody will get hurt!
So what is it that you are agreeing to?
All content and images that you share on Facebookare YOURS!Facebook gets information from other devices thatyou use to access Facebook.“For example, we may get your GPS or other locationinformation so we can tell you if any of your friendsare nearby.” (Facebook 2012)
http://funny-pictures-blog.com/2012/07/23/facebook-meme-5/“Your name, profile pictures, cover photos, gender,networks, username and User ID are treated just likeinformation you choose to make public.” (Facebook2012)If you don’t want your age or birth date out there, youcan choose not to make it public.
When you post a comment, photo or video you canchoose whether to make it public, friends or custom.
http://pictures-funny-pictures-the-new-born-almond-by-“The real privacyconcerns arise when users allowpeople they do not know and normally would nottrust to have access to the personally identifiableinformation they have made available.”Goettke, R., & Christiana, J. (2007)
If you don’t want anybody knowing what you thinkabout an issue, remember that if you COMMENT onsomebody else’s post and they make it public,EVERYBODY will see your comment.
Facebook also collect data everytime you interact on Facebook,“such as when you look at anotherpersons timeline, send or receive amessage, search for a friend or aPage, click on, view or otherwiseinteract with things.” (Facebook2012)
This makes the privacy andapplication settings your mostimportant page on Facebook.Just remember that Facebook doand will change the settings back totheir default mode when theyupdate, so check back regularly,they’re sneaky like that!
Your privacy and application settings will dictate howFacebook use your photos and videos.If and when you delete this content, it will still showup if you have shared it with others and will still bethere until they delete it.
http://blog.1800flyeurope.comFacebook’s TOS has a few safety warnings aboutbullying, spam and other nasty stuff that includeshate speech, nudity, porn and violence.You can’t do any of that stuff and you can report toFacebook if you see anything you deem to beoffensive.
Facebook are pretty strict on youusing your own name and givingthem correct details.And you have to be over 13 to join,so don’t let the grandkids trick youinto signing them up!
Copyright laws apply on Facebookand you have to make sure theoriginal owner of any image, videoetc. is acknowledged.
Something to think about is starting a group whereyou have control over who sees, comments and viewsyour content. http://www.flickr.com/groups/pets_community/
The TOC for Groups are the same as your regularFacebook page but you have control over who seesthe content put on the groups page depending on ifyou make it public or private.You can choose who you invite.
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