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Social Media Image Specs for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin, YouTube

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I just found this amazing infographic that gives all the dimensions necessary to design headers and logos for the social media sites. Big ginormous hat tip to the folks at raidious.com Big Hug! Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Read More »

Facebook Advertisement Leads to Eyelash Product Scam. – Marina

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“Dear Steve, I’m 19 and I’m fairly new to the world of internet scams, so when I saw an add on facebook advertising an eyelash product I decided to give it a try. I submitted my information and waited for the email. It never came…so I used the site’s information to request a cancellation, I never heard back, never received ... Read More »

Debtors to be Posted on Facebook to Shame Them Into Paying

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I’m sorry, this proposal by the city of Farmington, Mississippi seems so wrong. According to the local newspaper, the city is exploring the public shaming of debtors through presumably the city Facebook page, which by the way, blows. – Source The town apparently believes that even if the person named does not see the Facebook mention, others will see it ... Read More »

Facebook Founder Zuckerburg Gets 1 Percent Mortgage Rate. Nice to Be Stinking Rich.

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Nobody LIKEs A Scam: Facebook Timeline Deactivation Scams On The Rise

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I’d like to have a show of hands of how many of our readers use Facebook. ::slowly raises hand:: Ok, good. Now that we’re all sitting at our desk/couch/phone raising our hands to a screen, put them down, you look pathetic. ::slowly puts own hand down:: On a serious note, a LOT of us use Facebook and whether you shoot ... Read More »

FTC Settles Charges Against Children’s Social Media Network After Collecting Personal Information Without Parental Consent

The operator of SkidEKids.com has settled charges from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after collecting children’s information without parental consent. The website, SkidEKids.com, has been marketed and advertised as a website similar to Facebook or Myspace but for children, providing for them a safe and educational place on the internet. According to the FTC, Skid-e-kids is a social networking site ... Read More »

Second Annual Small Business Saturday Could Mean Deal For American Express Cardholders

November hosts Small Business Saturday! Never heard of it? Me either. But apparently in honor of the day which is dedicated to small businesses on the busiest shopping weekend of the year the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is urging consumers to support the day and attempting to spread awareness. “For the second year in a row, American Express OPEN has ... Read More »

Do You “Like” To Travel? Southwest Ticket Scam Hits Facebook Again

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I always know that a year has passed, not by the months on a calendar or the weeks in a year but by when the “Two Free Southerwest Airline Tickets” scam hits Facebook. I believe it was this time last year when the scam circulated via a mass tag of names on a photo advertising the “deal.” They’re at it ... Read More »

Could Your Distant Cousin Sue Be A Nigerian Scammer On Facebook or Google+?

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Last year an independent movie by the name of Catfish hit select theaters across the country. While I will keep my opinions of the movie to myself the basic premise of the movie gave a new buzzword to the internet community: “Catfish.” Catfish is defined by UrbanDictionary.com as being “someone who pretends to be someone they’re not using Facebook or ... Read More »

New Facebook Fan Page Replaces My Big Mistake Last One

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For quite some time I had a Facebook fan page linked to the site. But when I created it I really screwed up the page name and typed in this long description, not knowing that’s what the page name would become. My fault. Totally my fault. After trying very unsuccessfully to get some sort of help from Facebook to either ... Read More »

Caught In The Web : Debt Collectors Find Fleeting Debtors Via Social Networking Websites

I feel the personal need to thank a one, Vanessa Romo, a reporter at NPR for her most recent and compelling article “Elusive Debtors Foiled By Their Social Media Sites“. This article delved into a world I had never considered existed. No not Pandora, but a realm of debt collectors using social media and networking sits to collect debts owed. ... Read More »

Debt Collectors Using Facebook to Gather Debtor Addresses

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Several debt collectors at ANZ Bank in Australia are alleged to have created a fake Facebook accounts to friend people that were in collection in an attempt to gather addresses, phone numbers and emails of people in collections. If it is happening in Australia there is no reason why we should not expect it to be happening in the U.S. ... Read More »

Is The Government’s Financial Bailout Going To Help You Get Out Of … – WebWire

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Blaine, Washington - Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or stranded on a deserted island for the last month, you’ve no doubt been hearing all the talk about the big financial bailout that the US Government is giving to the banking system and ... Read More »

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