SOCIAL MEDIA AND YOUR PRIVATE INFORMATION

By Pastora Covert

There is a message that occasionally floats around Facebook (FB), which reads as follows:

“Recommended by a lawyer. The violation of privacy can be punished by law. Note: Facebook is now a public entity. All members must post a note like this. If you haven’t issued a statement at least once, it will be technically understood that you allow the use of your photos, as well as the information contained in your updates of profile status.

“I declare that I have not given my permission to Facebook to use my photos or any information in my profile, my updates and my statuses!

“Make a copy and paste! Do not share!!!”

As a rule, I do not share spam or other posts that play on the emotions, support cancer, promise miracles, show my friends I love them, etc. because I rely on my own ability to communicate without the aid of memes or passing on tear-jerking, guilt-producing junk that comes across my feed uninvited.  Read More ▼

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