Is cyber safety something you consider in your daily social media activities? You might be surprised to know that of the active adult users of Facebook, 66% reported they did not know privacy controls existed on Facebook and/or they did not know how to use the privacy controls. (Consumer Reports, June 2011).
Make yourself more cyber-savvy by following these tips to improve your social media security:
Once posted, always posted. Online is forever and future employers will search you on the Internet. Be mindful of what you post!
Your online reputation. As what you post is permanently available online, think about your online reputation and how you want to portray yourself. For example, think carefully about profile pictures used in professional (eg. LinkedIn) vs. social networks.
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