Students Sanitise Their Facebook Profiles

A remark made by a panelist at the recent International Conference on Computer-Mediated Social Networks (ICCMSN2008) is now echoed in research from Educause and its Center for Applied Research. A blog post from Jeff Young of The Chronicle indicates that students are beginning to watch their privacy on Facebook. Photos and comments in their Facebook profiles they would rather their future employers don’t see are being limited to friends only. Some common sense is creeping into the use of social networks at last.

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About Michael Rees
Academic in IT interested in Web 2.0 and social media

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