It’s difficult to avoid having a social media footprint nowadays. Businesses advertise heavily via social media. Keeping in touch with your friends means signing up on one or more social media sites. It is ubiquitous and we share more each day: random thoughts, favorite foods, latest hotspot. But you have to be careful of what you share because once it’s up, you can’t take it back. Companies are searching social media sites as part of background checks before hiring and with online threats ranging from adware to phisihing scams life online can be hazardous. This week Michael S. Robinson talks with social media experts: Melinda Emerson, The Small Biz Lady; Alexandra Samuel, VP of Social Media for Vision Critical; Ryan Dube, managing editor at MakeUseOf.com.
Social Media Pitfalls