This is a great article and study that illustrates the importance of keeping your online profiles tidy and to a minimum… Just because we have this fantastic social network to keep us all connected does not mean every person needs to know every thing about you or see and hear about everything you do. This is such an incredibly important and very simple lesson you need to bee teaching your kids as they join Facebook or any other social network: just because you are in a public space does not mean you need to share private details!
How does this relate to monitoring software? Well, just because you talk to your kids and relay this valuable lesson, does not mean they will all listen and obey. In fact, they can specifically hide things from you on Facebook while sharing with others. PC Pandora monitoring software will show you what they do behind your back and let you know for sure how they are representing themselves online and interacting with others…
Read the article – good stuff…
February 24, 2012
Facebook privacy makeover: Americans get smarter (and choosier) about pruning profiles
Users are editing friends lists, removing unwanted comments or restricting access to profiles
From The Associated Press
CHICAGO — Whether it’s pruning friends lists, removing unwanted comments or restricting access to their profiles, Americans are getting more privacy-savvy on social networks, a new report found.
The report released Friday by the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that people are managing their privacy settings and their online reputation more often than they did two years earlier. For example, 44 percent of respondents said in 2011 that they deleted comments from their profile on a social networking site. Only 36 percent said the same thing in 2009. Read more ›