Entries by Kerry Rego

About Kerry Rego

Kerry is a Social Media | Technology Trainer | Speaker | Author based in Santa Rosa, CA. She offers consulting and social media training in the form of individual lessons, customizable classes, and is available to speak at your event. People and tech, together changing the world.

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Goodbye Google Plus!

The Big G was too embarrassed by yet another social network failure to flip the switch on their failing product Google Plus. They instead chose to strip it for parts after having inserted it into numerous other services. That unwinding was difficult and went on for years. Google discovered a security vulnerability that exposed the […]

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How To Be GDPR Compliant

Have you noticed all the updates to privacy policies and terms and conditions on the websites you visit? You may have thought it had something to do with the Cambridge Analytica debacle on Facebook but though the topics are similar, it’s simply a coincidence in timing. These changes are caused by the General Data Protection […]

How to Download Media from Instagram

Do you work with online influencers? Then you know it’s common to need access their content for redistribution. Once you’ve gained their explicit permission (learn more about copyright here), you can download their content easily from Facebook and Twitter. It’s as simple as right clicking on their images to save. It’s more difficult to do […]

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Cambridge Analytica: My Takeaways

As the developing story about political data firm Cambridge Analytica unfolds, I’m sure you are asking the questions What now? How do I protect myself? Should I quit Facebook? I encourage you to ask as many questions as you can handle. Keep asking until you understand, keep looking until you are satisfied. Need an Update […]

Cambridge Analytica: Breaking it Down

I wanted to share with you some of the resources I uncovered while researching what’s happening with Facebook and the political data firm Cambridge Analytica. I’ve also included steps you can use to better protect yourself online. My Words on Cambridge Analytica First, here’s a video I shot breaking it down for you in my […]

Why Should You Have a Complete LinkedIn Profile?

Did you know that if you have a complete LinkedIn profile, you increase your odds of being served for searches 40x? It’s true. If you know what to do, you can upgrade it’s quality within about 20 minutes (I know because I’ve done it again and again for my clients.) When I teach LinkedIn to […]

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What is Facebook Zero?

Have you heard of Facebook Zero? This phrase refers to the expectation that organic reach on Facebook for pages will drop to zero percent. You’ve probably heard people running around like they’ve got snakes in their hair, screaming about the end of Facebook’s value to businesses. As with each and every algorithm change that’s come […]

How to Report a Death to Facebook

I hope you don’t have to read this. I hope sincerely that out of all the searches you do on the internet, that you never have to search “how to report a death to Facebook.” But here you are. I’m so sorry for your loss. The first time this topic showed up for me was […]