Picture Your Name Here

I’m just back from a writers’ conference, which was really even better than a vacation. Here’s a short post as I get back into the swing of things here at the Academic Services office.

The New York Times published a brief article about photo-tagging on Facebook, and how de-tagging photos (posted by friends or people in your network) can be important to maintaining your privacy and online reputation. Thanks to Terri Downing for sending me this.

Picture Your Name Here


SUNDAY afternoon used to mean lazing on the quad or sleeping off a hangover. No one could remember much about what happened the night before.

Now there’s a new ritual: reviewing Saturday night’s escapades. By nap time, party photographs are already posted on Facebook.com. Not surprisingly, they may reveal a little too much. Even more mortifying, they’ve likely been tagged — the individuals featured in the photos identified. [Read more]

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