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Posts Tagged ‘online identity’

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram – How Public is Your Private Information? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram - How Public is Your Private Information? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Sharing to social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram is a lot of fun, but do you ever stop to think about the little pieces of your identity that you’re giving away online?

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The Jobseeker’s Guide to Cleaning Up Your Online Presence [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Jobseeker's Guide to Cleaning Up Your Online Presence [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that about eight in 10 employers will Google a job applicant before inviting them in for an interview?

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Twitter’s ‘Digits’ Will Let You Sign Up For Third Party Apps With Your Phone Number

Twitter's 'Digits' Will Let You Sign Up For Third Party Apps With Your Phone Number

Twitter’s first mobile developer conference, Flight, took place yesterday in San Francisco, with the company unveiling their new Fabric platform for mobile app developers.

One aspect of Fabric that’s very interesting is Digits, a new Twitter-powered tool that lets users sign in to their party apps with just their mobile phone number.

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Why The Digital You Matters [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that almost half of the world’s internet users are now active on social media sites? One billion of us are using Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and/or LinkedIn, and the rapid growth in this global phenomenon is showing absolutely no signs of slowing down.

Indeed, the audience is getting younger and younger – some 82 percent of children have some kind of internet presence before the age of two – and your online identity has never been more important for getting into school, finding a job or simply meeting people.

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45% Of Visitors Use Twitter To Connect To News Websites. Why? Because It’s Safer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Gigya, a company that provides technology that wraps the most popular social networking APIs (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and others) into a single API, have created an interesting infographic that looks at the different online IDs that many people use to sign on to other websites via those oh-so convenient connect buttons.

But just how safe are these buttons? And how much of your online identity are you exposing?

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Twitter’s Evan Williams On The Five Easy Pieces Of Online Identity

Over on his personal blog, Twitter’s Evan Williams has written a very detailed post that compiles his thoughts on what he calls The Five Easy Pieces Of Online Identity.

It’s a lengthy read, but worth a moment of your time as there might be clues here about the direction Williams is taken with his new (and currently very hush-hush) start-up project.

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