Posted: July 14, 2011 in Daily Blog

Looks like Google is trying to get into the social media arena. A friend of a friend had invites and I asked her to send me one.

I have set up my Google+ profile via my Google user id. Supposedly it is very private and your content remains your property and Google doesn’t take it from you.

Social media is a fact of life. A lot of people want to complain about it, shy away from it or completely boycott it. In this day and age of smart phones and tablets, you need to be connected. While I don’t agree with employers, or potential employers, using your Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, or now Google+ account to monitor your life, I do believe it is a great way to advertise, connect with family and friends and organize events and make a difference.

So, if you are one who hasn’t jumped on the bandwagon, I implore you to test the waters. Even Facebook has security and privacy controls that allow you to protect your information and keep your photographs from most of the public. And, what do you really have to hide?

Until next week, faithful readers, to coin a phrase from a classmate of mine, Facebook it… C

  1. dwelch24 says:

    I totally agree with you Chris. Social Media is a huge part of the marketing and job world this day and age.

    People that are scared b/c of “security” reasons fail to realize that once you put info on the Web it is there for EVER. A little common sense goes a long ways when it comes to using the web.


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