Social Networking Q & A


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Social Networking Q & A

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