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You Can Be Invisible on Facebook

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Years ago I had a client that had a fantastic problem. She would occasionally be a guest on the Oprah Winfrey show and each time a show aired, her website traffic would skyrocket and her social media friend requests would fill up her message…
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How to Protect Your Data: Lessons from Cambridge Analytica

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In the last couple weeks, I've written a few blogs and recorded some Facebook Live videos to breakdown and share my takeaways on the complicated Cambridge Analytica situation. As a result, I knew that the next natural topic would be to talk…
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Episode 6 | Ruining Your Own Brand

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Episode 6 of Geek to the Core | Ruining Your Own Brand Kerry talks about how you can ruin your own brand with your responses to online comments. See my blog category for reputation management or my book.

Talking Angela and Critical Thinking

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"Mrs. Rego! What about 'Talking Angela'?" I got this question over and over. In fact, I was asked this question so many times in one day that I did the research right in the middle of my last presentation at a recent middle school career day. As…

How to Clear Your Facebook Search History

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Ummm, you might want to clear your Facebook search tracks. By now you know that all your online activity is tracked. I wandered into my Activity Log today and was surprised to see how many years of searches were there. If you don't know where…
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Instagram Changes the Rules

Did you hear that Instagram changed it's privacy policy and terms of use? They can now sell your images (they might not), put you in an advertisement on Instagram or Facebook (their mother company) or elsewhere, and they can serve you advertising…
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How to Remove Your Name from Online Listing Services

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Recently several people have asked me about Spokeo, an aggregate website that lists personal information already available on the web, yet I hadn’t seen it for myself until the last report I worked up. When I encountered it while doing a reputation…
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Google is Killing Their Best Product

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Google has managed to kill their best product with a variety of changes they've made within the last few weeks. They introduced Google Search + Your World, a tool that when you use their search engine, you have the option of seeing what your…
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How to Delete Your Google+ Profile

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Google has really messed up their number one product, Google Search. Many people are upset over their loss of privacy and their ability to have some control over their content. I've had several people ask me during my social media and technology…
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LinkedIn Privacy Settings You Should Know About

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I spend much of my time either researching or training. I love to dive into settings for my clients. I like to quickly take care of the most nefarious and get their settings optimized right away. This is where I find many people run out of steam…