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Parents and College Applicants B E W A R E


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#1 rowal5555

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Posted 05 November 2008 - 02:47 AM

A very readable article regarding how social networking entries could very easily affect your children's future. Be aware - be careful.
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#2 KoanYorel

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Posted 05 November 2008 - 03:22 AM

Nice Warning - Thanks for the find,

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Posted 05 November 2008 - 10:14 AM

Well thats a neat read. Now it needs to be sent all over the net so people will stop acting like idiots because they are safe behind their computer screens. This has been going on for years actually as a lot of people have got in trouble for doing dumb stuff online and getting fired at their jobs.

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Posted 05 November 2008 - 03:28 PM

Although I joined FaceBook as apparently it's 'easier' for some relations to use than sending regular emails (hmmm...), I'm really surprised at some of the stuff people share on these type of places. It's no wonder that possible employers check these type of sites out - I would too if I was hiring.

One area in particular that causes me concern - displaying photos and details of their little ones, often including the names of their schools or parks they play in, etc. Predators must love these sites!
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