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The Dangers of Facebook: More Dangers That You Should Know

Updated on October 12, 2013


After the resounding success of my last hub based on the dangers of Facebook, one person asked me how I would go about making a sequel to it if you will. To be quite honest, I wasn't exactly sure how to because I thought I covered all the dangers involved in the popular social network. However, it has come to my attention that I haven't. In fact, there's more dangers to the site than I previously thought that many of you readers out there should be aware of. After talking to a few people that I know, whom work in Human Resources for various companies, I have recently learned of not only many other ways on how Facebook could cost you a potential job or get you fired, I also have come to learn how it can potentially ruin the lives of your children as well if your not too careful.

Unlike my last hub on this topic, I doubt seriously it'll get many positive receptions, due to the fact that many of my fellow writers here value the concept of freedom of speech so much. However, the sad reality is freedom of speech doesn't exactly exist in the United States, at least completely. Sure, we have more freedom to speak out than any other country in the world, but you'll be surprised on how little free speech rights we actually have in this country. Take in mind, Politicians are nothing more than generically high priced car salesmen, where they try to sell you an image of what America is or could be, but that's not reality. I'm sorry, but that's not the truth.

The reality is that America is a capitalist country first and foremost that's ran by big businesses and corporations; thus, they're free to hire and fire as they see fit. Sure, we can debate all day on how the government can install programs and laws to stop corporations from doing such things, but they won't....or can't, as I should say. Believe it or not, businesses have more power in this country far more than our own government. Don't believe me? Let's take a look at taxes then, as you'll notice corporations, like for the auto industry, will often move their businesses overseas anytime the taxes are raised. Sure, it helps them save money on labor costs, but it screws over the working class, as it takes away potential jobs here. Plus, there's the issue of insider trading and price fixation when it comes to the stock market. Sure, it's highly illegal in this country, but corporations always manage to find loopholes through it anyway. Like did you know that in some countries price fixing is legal? Therefore, there's always loopholes around the laws in this country; whether we choose to see it or not.

That's why it's not a good idea to naively assume that just because we live in the United States that we're free to say whatever the hell we want because the truth is......WE DON'T.

Guilty by Association

Out of all the issues I'm going to get into on this hub, this is the one that disturbs me the most. Don't get me wrong, I understand the issue completely, but I just don't agree with it. However, it seems, in an era where employers are using social networking sites to see who to hire and who to fire, you can potentially lose your job for being friends with the wrong people on Facebook. Yes, I'm dead serious. Please, don't be offended, as this is just what I heard and researched.

The reality is if your friends with someone on Facebook, and that person happens to be involved in drugs and crime, then it might be a good idea not to add them as your friends. Why? It's simple. Guilt by association. Employers often generalize when they look at social networking profiles and if they see that you associate with alleged criminals then by association, they might think you're a criminal too, or you might be involved in the same questionable activities. Not that I'm saying that would ever be the case, but I'm merely stating the sad reality about our society.

My best advice to you is to only add people on Facebook who you know that you can trust, and to make your friends list set to private. This way anyone that isn't already your friend on Facebook won't be able to see your friends list. Or if you need to have a public Facebook profile to promote your online business, then my only advice to you is to choose your friends very carefully. Don't add anyone that you think might display questionable behavior, as it'll only cost you down the road.

Being Too Opinionated

Again, like the last topic, this is another one that I don't agree with, but it's something that many people need to acknowledge. Remember what I said about free speech earlier? Well this is exactly what I was talking about. Although we're technically considered the land of the free, the reality is that we're not. Anyone who claims otherwise, they fail to see reality for what it truly is. Unlike people who are employed by Federal and State jobs, where their jobs are relatively safe, people working in the private sector really don't have as much free speech, as one might think.

Therefore, if you find yourself debating with someone in an online forum or on a public Facebook page, then my best advice to you is to try to be as politically correct as humanly possible. Don't say petty things to insult them, or insinuate a lack of comprehension and/or intelligence just because they don't agree with you. The reason I mention this is because if your employer or potential employer finds what you say offensive, then they do have rights to terminate you or elect not to hire you. Therefore, it's very important that you always respect the person your talking to, even though they may not be the brightest person in the world to you. The reality is unless your starting your own business, then you need to be politically correct at all times online.

Or, you can elect not to say anything online about any controversial subject matters. This is probably the best method to avoid such an issue completely. Sure, you may not like the idea, but what choice do we have? After all, employers have every right to terminate you legally if you say something controversially offensive online, unless you have tenure or work for a government job. Therefore, it's best to keep your mouth shut online about anything controversial. If someone opens up a controversial topic in an online forum, then ignore it. Nobody is forcing you to participate, and you won't risk getting involved into a debate where you might end up saying things that can be used against you. Just look at it this way, those people that your debating with aren't paying your bills, so why do you even care what they think?

The important thing is that you believe what you believe, so it shouldn't matter to you what other people say. Let them talk. Besides, they're only going to hurt themselves by continuously talking about controversial subject matters. Of course, this also equates back to the previous topic, "guilty by association", as being friends with a person that often likes to post too many controversial opinions online could cost you, your job. For example, if your friend likes to always make outlandish racist jokes all the time, and your employer sees that your friends with them, then by association it won't look good on you. If anything, they might associate that you feel the exact same way about their opinions. Therefore, it's probably not a good idea to become friends with anyone that likes to say a lot of offensive jokes online. Of course, you can always set your friends list to private to avoid the issue completely, and it'll give you freedom to become friends with whoever you want on Facebook. However, if you need to have a public profile to promote your online blogs and business, then I wouldn't add anyone that can't be politically correct.

Anyway, I apologize to anyone that feels offended by this topic, as I know it's not an easy one to swallow. However, it's still one that desperately needs to be addressed.

Don't put too much information online

Identity theft is a common thing these days, and it's a lot easier for hackers to steal your identity off social networking sites.  This is why you should never use your full name, address, phone number or volunteer unnecessary information online.  Any computer hacker can easily steal all the information you put up on your Facebook page, and use it to steal your identity.  Easily filling in the blanks of whatever you don't put if you provide things like your address, phone number and full name.  That's why it's often best to either use an alias or never use your full name at least, and to keep your Facebook page kept private.  This way only your friends on there can see your information.

Of course, this also goes for pictures as well.  Believe it or not, people can easily steal your photos online and use them to pass themselves off as you.  Yes, there's been various studies and incidences where things like this have been prone to happen.  This is another reason why you should never post your real pictures online either, or keep them private to where only your friends can see them.  Otherwise, your only putting yourself at risk of them getting stolen.  

Don't you wish all people that posted their pics online was putting up their real pics.
Don't you wish all people that posted their pics online was putting up their real pics.

Online Dating

This one should be pretty self explanatory, as there's a lot of dangers associated with online dating. Although Facebook technically isn't a dating site, it still does allow the opportunity for many users to meet and date online through it's regular site, or it's affiliates like "Zoosk." This goes back to what I previously mentioned in my last hub based on the dangers of facebook, where not everyone is always who they claim to be online. Therefore, when you meet someone special online through Facebook, it's important to remember that not everyone is always honest about who they really are. After all, a fat middle aged man could easily pretend to be a slender voluptuous barely legal teenage girl online, and the boy they're trying to seduce would be none the wiser.

Therefore, it's very important that when it comes to online dating through Facebook or any other site, for that matter, you should always keep in mind that there's always a possibility it won't work out. Until you meet the person face to face, you'll never know for sure. That's why it's often best to take things slow when you meet a person online and if you both have cams, then that will help avoid any doubts as to whether you'll be mutually attracted to each other once you meet. Another tip to consider when meeting a person online is to meet in a secure location when meeting them in real life for the first time.

The reason I bring that up is because you only know them based on what they told you, so they could be insane for all you know. Therefore, if you agree to meet with them in a private place, they could turn out to be a vicious stalker that was lying to you, so they could potentially hurt you. Therefore, have them agree to meet you in a public place; preferably one with lots of people. This way, it'll grant you a safe environment to meet and get to know the person in real life; without any fear of your safety being compromised.

Fake Accounts that Could Hurt Your Kids

From analyzing and researching various articles online, there's been countless of evidence that pedophiles and child stalkers often use Facebook to look for their victims. What makes it even worse is that a tech savvy pedophile could easily open up a dummy Facebook page pretending to be a kid themselves, to seduce your child into a romantic relationship. In the case of one child reported by Yahoo, there was an underage teenage girl who met a charming and sweet boy online. However, when they arranged to meet, the boy turned out to be a middle aged pedophile that tried to rape her. Cases such as these are not as uncommon as you think, as incidences like these happen all the time; particularly since sites like Facebook give pedophiles all the tools needed to coerce your child into a bad situation.

This is why I suggest you talk to your children about the dangers of online dating, and explain to them that everyone they meet online is not always going to be who they claim to be. Sure, it's easy for a child during their teenage years to fall in love, as most teenagers are often emotionally insecure about themselves. However, the person on the other end might not even be a child or have your child's best interests at heart. That's why it's very important you talk to your kids about this issue, so they'll know about the potential dangers of dating a person online. Or, encourage them to try to date people in real life instead more. After all, a child is often too immature to decide if a person online is truthful or not. Heck, even some adults aren't able to decipher that either. That's why it's probably best during their early teenage years, to encourage them to date exclusively in real life if you do allow them to date at all.

Another method you can use to protect your child is to have a monitoring system installed on your computer. This allows you to monitor your child's e-mails and sites they visit, so you'll be aware of what's going on when they surf the web. Of course, I would only recommend this method if your child tends to be rebellious, then it might work to your advantage to keep them safe. However, if you trust your child and don't want to invade their privacy, then it's important that you talk to them about the dangers of online dating. After all, the child's safety should be the first priority here.

Computer Viruses and Malware

Although this can be a severe issue on almost any internet site out there, it should come as no real surprise that Facebook is also an ideal setting for hackers to send out malware and viruses to your computer/laptop. Take in mind, that many hackers can often put up links on your wall to where if you click on it, it sends you to a website that allows a hacker to steal your log in information. This is why it's extremely important that you should only click on sites that you know are safe. If someone sends you a link to upgrade your security on your PC, then please always refer back to the source to upgrade your system. Like if you get a link to upgrade your MSN or Firefox explorer, then go to the main page to upgrade it, and never trust the link that someone gives you on your Facebook. Sure, they may appear to be your friend. But, how do you know that someone didn't hack into their account to give you that vicious link, so they hack yours too. Therefore, if you ever receive a link to upgrade your PC, you always go back to the source. Never trust a link provided to you through your wall on Facebook, unless it's either from a site that you can trust or if you're already expecting the link from your friend. Otherwise, leave it alone or delete it. Trust me, you'll be a lot better off.


As I stated previously in my last hub on this subject, I hope that I haven't discouraged anyone from using Facebook.  After all, it's still a great site to keep in touch with your friends while making new ones.  However, there's still a lot of dangers associated with it that many people need to be more aware of.  Some of you may not like what I said previously during this hub, nor want to believe it, but it's still the truth.  Whether we choose to acknowledge any of it or not is irrelevant.  

However, with all great innovations in society, there's always a potential for harm as well if that innovation falls into the wrong hands.  That's why it's up to all of us to make sure we protect ourselves from such circumstances. 

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      Steven Escareno 5 years ago

      Your welcome, and thanks for stopping by to check out the hub, and give us some of your thoughts as well.

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      yui lockhart 5 years ago from Philippines

      This is a great read and I totally agree with your arguments. Almost everyone spends more time on Facebook. On the brighter side of things, Facebook is a great tool for socializing with our peer groups. But the problem there is, is that people are not responsible enough for their posts online. Some may tend to post very private matters, and some are not as careful as others when it comes to online posts. So think before you click. Thank you for the very informative hub! Thumbs up!

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      Steven Escareno 5 years ago

      That's a very good point, as I can't believe I forgot to bring that up. thanks for pointing that out for us.

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      Rachel Woodruff 5 years ago from Southwest Missouri

      The only thing I would add is depending on what you do as a self-employed person you need to be careful as well. I freelance write, and there are times when I have to wonder is this post going to have a negative effect on me getting writing work. If you write, market, or need social networking to build your business then be very careful what you post to facebook because the wrong thing could chase away your customers just like it chases away potential employers.

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      Steven Escareno 5 years ago

      Thanks. I'm glad you liked the hub. if you want, you're more than welcome to check out my other hub titled simply as "the dangers of Facebook", as that was part one of this series. anyways, i'm glad you found my hub useful, and you be sure to keep on hubbing as well. :)

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      Willette 5 years ago from Michigan

      Very well written hub here. Informative too. Thank you for sharing this information. Some I knew but definitely learned something new today. Thumbs up useful and awesome. Well done. Keep on hubbing.

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      Steven Escareno 6 years ago

      Yeah, I agree with you. I think Facebook does has it's benefits, but it can really be harmful if people aren't careful about the dangers of it as well. Anyway, thanks for stopping by to share some of your thoughts with us. :)

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      freecampingaussie 6 years ago from Southern Spain

      Thank you for an informative hub ! I enjoy face book & started a group called free camping aussie where we share free camping spots ! I also get views for my hubs, keep in touch with a daughter etc .

      I agree with having to be very careful there as well while enjoying the benefits .

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      Steven Escareno 6 years ago

      Um..okay. Well, I'll leave your comment up if anyone is interested...I guess. Thanks for stopping by....

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      bestseo 6 years ago

      great info, and definitely beneficial advice... but, there are plenty of people who are out there searching for a good source for wholesome online dating sites... the best source that i've personally found that is more family-oriented and not as racy or sexual, is , from my research... check them out if you happen to be one of those people out there searching for a great wholesome online dating site. :)

      if this interests you, here's a brief description of what this dating site is all about:

      "Family-oriented & focused on matching singles that have/come from broken families. Meaning of marriage in today's society has lost value. Single Parent dating rises as divorce rates increase. The goal is to foster family growth & importance of family."

      check "Date My Family" out, and if it appeals to you, i'm sure you wont be disappointed.

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      Steven Escareno 7 years ago


      No, argument there. I think the problem is people are often naïve about things when it comes to facebook. However, what they fail to understand is that facebook only cares about the privacy of their users as much as the law requires them to. That's why I feel it's ultimately up to the user to be responsible on how they display their information and act on any internet site, as there's a lot of hidden dangers out there. Anyways, thanks for stopping by, and sharing your thoughts with us. :)


      Thanks. I'm glad you liked the hub. :)

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      deepakkumaarr 7 years ago

      i like this very much

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      facebookguru 7 years ago

      I am very agreed with but It's all about being careful whether online or in the society,give your children that much freedom they really need,the saying is very popular It's my life but one should know that your life is very much connected to others too.

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      Steven Escareno 7 years ago


      Am I having a laugh? I don't know exactly what your trying to imply with that remark, but I can assure you that I never joke when it comes to online safety.

      As for child safety on facebook, I wouldn't be so quick to judge, as there's a lot of dangers lurking for children using facebook. If you saw one of the videos on my last hub on the dangers of facebook, there was an incident reported where a man asked for sex from his underage teenage daughter on facebook. Plus, there's even been cases where various child predators and stalkers have used facebook to stalk their victims, according to various news sites like CNN, Yahoo, and others. As children are sometimes naïve to leave things like their own schedules on facebook, it only makes it easier for stalkers to find them.

      Plus, if you ever read the full terms and agreements to privacy on facebook, it clearly even states that everything you post doesn't belong to you; it belongs to the site to use as they see fit. Therefore, if you post anything online, even if its on a private profile on facebook, it can be used against you later on. Plus, did you know that what a child says on facebook can be used against them when they grow up. Yes, im dead serious. After researching countless of news articles, videos and talking to various people who work in human resources, whatever you say on facebook as a kid could hurt you later on. As child privacy laws in the united states only protect children that are 13 and under. Meaning that if your fifteen or sixteen year old son/daughter decides to think it's cute to say outlandish controversial statements online, then employers do have the legal right not to hire them, for future jobs, based solely on what they said; even if it's like 10 years after the statement was posted on facebook. sure, we can debate and discuss this all day, but that's the law. Nothing you or I can say will change that. If you don't like the law, then my only advice to you is to write your local senator or congressman about it, as that's the only thing we can do.

      As far as dismissing my topic about being guilty by association, I can understand how one might not agree with me there. Hell, I don't agree with it either. However, from talking to various people who work in human resources for various companies AND researching this topic through various business reports, businesses do scour facebook pages frequently when determining who to hire and who to fire. Therefore if you associate with people who often display questionable behavior, then legally employers do have the legal right to fire you. Free speech laws for online only protect people who work for various government agencies (either local or federal), but people who work in the private sector need to watch what they say online. If you don't believe me, then ask any lawyer in the united states, and they'll tell you that free speech isn't protected online for people who work in the private sector.

      Therefore, I wouldn't be so quick to dismiss anything that was written in this hub or my last one, as everything that was written is based on a collection of facts gathered from various and reliable news sources and personal connections gathered from people who work for various companies for their HR departments.

      However, everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but I wouldn't dismiss anything that I said, as everyone needs to become more aware about the dangers of facebook. Anyways, thank you for stopping by Tattoguy, and have a nice weekend.

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      Steven Escareno 7 years ago


      I couldn't have said it better myself. That's a very good philosophy to live by if you have a facebook page. anyways, thanks for stopping by. :)

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      TattoGuy 7 years ago

      "The reality is if your friends with someone on Facebook, and that person happens to be involved in drugs and crime, then it might be a good idea not to add them as your friends. Why? It's simple. Guilt by association."

      Are you having a laugh, Facebook is an amazing website and if fools cant use it properly and add only people they know they encourage pitfalls.

      As for kids, Facebook provides great protection for teens and in my view your hub is way way overeacting, I liked your writing though.

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      brittd80 7 years ago

      Facebook has gotten so popular that I now use this simple rule of thumb. Don't post anything that you wouldn't want you mom or dad to know.....because chances are it will get back to them.

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      Steven Escareno 7 years ago

      Your welcome Jantamaya. I'm glad I could help, and thank you for stopping by. Hopefully, you'll find my other hub just as useful. :)

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      Maria Janta-Cooper 7 years ago from UK

      Yes. I have changed it, now I'll read your previous hub and go to facebook for necessary changings :). Thanks again for your important information. Voted up your hub.

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      Maria Janta-Cooper 7 years ago from UK

      I'm changing my avatar, but I don't see aby change, have to check it... Hmmm

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      Steven Escareno 7 years ago

      Well it is difficult to think about sometimes, as it's a shame we don't live in a world where people like you and me can simply use facebook and not have to worry about any dangers. However, the sad reality is that with every great innovation, it comes with a set of problems as well that we need to be more educated on. Anyways, I appreciate you taking the time to read my hub and as I told simeonvisser, your more than welcome to check out my previous hub on this topic. it explores even more dangers about facebook that we need to be aware of as well.

      Thanks again for stopping by, as I always welcome new visitors. :)

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      Maria Janta-Cooper 7 years ago from UK

      Hi Stevennix2001, it is difficult, it is scary... My boyfriend doesn't have any facebook account. He is OK. I for myself simply don't know. Maybe the best solution is like you say, put so less information in this account as only possible. I think, I'll go now for some changes on facebook. I disagree with you about not posting any photos of your/my or whoever/ face. Yes, somebody can steal your photo and do things with it. This is true. I don’t know what is better. When you use your picture you are less anonymous for the whole social network (also Hub Pages). I think, I’ll take the risk, but I’m going in the future to change my image in photoshop and make it more comic like. It might be the solution, I think ? Have a great 2011 and thank you for writing this hub!

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      Steven Escareno 7 years ago

      Your welcome. I'm glad I could help, and I hope you find my other hub just as informative. Yeah, I think the more self aware people are about these issues, the better off we'll be. However, I hope I haven't discouraged you from using it though, as it's still a great site to keep in touch with old friends and make new ones. Anyways, thanks again for sharing your thoughts with us. :)

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      simeonvisser 7 years ago

      I see what you mean. It is better to report after the fact and perhaps only share it with those people that you trust. I do notice that many people are making their Facebook profile more private so people are becoming more aware of these issues.

      I'll read your previous hub as well to get a better idea of your views and the situation. Thanks again for raising awareness, that is always the first important step in making things better!

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      Steven Escareno 7 years ago

      Well you do bring up a lot of valid points, but I wouldn't be so quick to say that saying that you went on holiday to country x is a harmless thing, as it depends on how you word it on your facebook profile. If you want, your more than welcome to check out my previous hub that talked about the dangers of facebook, as I explain it in a lot more detail:

      However, in a nutshell about that, it's important to realize that murders, psychos and stalkers do monitor public facebook pages everyday; almost as frequently as employers do. That's why if you say things like "I'm going to be in country x on january 5", then your asking for trouble. As there's been a lot of reports on Yahoo, MSN, CNN and other news sites where deranged serial killers followed people to those destinations when it was posted on their facebook page.

      Plus, robbers do scout locations all over the united states on social networking sites, as people often post their schedules on there. Once they do, robbers will often make plans to break into your home when your on vacation in country x. That's why it depends on how you word it. If i were you, I wouldn't say any specific date or time that you choose to go to country x, as you never know what deranged psycho might try to follow you or rob your house when your gone. Of course, in my previous hub, I went over that in a lot more detail, but that's just the gist of it so to speak.

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      simeonvisser 7 years ago

      I agree certainly that it is dangerous to post too much personal information out there. The new feature of Facebook that allows you to post your current geographic location is outright dangerous for example.

      But using your real name should not be a problem as long as you are careful what you put online under that name. Does it really matter that people know that I have been on a holiday to country X? Things like your address, phone number, bank number and all of that is indeed more critical.

      Don't get me wrong - I appreciate that you are raising awareness for these very real issues. We are all in the process of finding the right balance between "not online at all" and "too much info". It is, of course, better to lean towards the former option. I think an online presence should be possible to some extent.

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      Steven Escareno 7 years ago

      Your right. Life does go on and social networking is here to stay, as it's part of our future now. However, my hub isn't built to establish or create any kind of paranoia for people to freak out about. No, the point of this hub and my last hub going over the dangers of facebook is to inform readers, like yourself, about the dangers that can happen to them when using facebook. Whether we choose to accept the reality of it or not, the danger is still there. That's why it's important that we educate ourselves on these dangers, so we'll know how to avoid them. Although, I do respect your opinion and thank you for stopping by. However, it's important not to ignore these issues, as they're only going to get worse before it gets better.

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      simeonvisser 7 years ago

      This is starting to approach paranoia: never use your real name, never post a personal photo online. I agree with several things but we humans exist and we use computers to communicate with each other. Business people use their real name online to build trust with customers for example. You need to be careful but on the other hand, life goes on and digital technology is here to stay.

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      Steven Escareno 7 years ago


      lol. Yeah, I don't disagree. I think the problem with people using Facebook is that people sometimes have a tendency to post TMI. I mean who gives a crap if a person says in their status of something like, "i went to the store to get a soda." who cares? lol. Oh well, what can you do? Anyways, thanks for stopping by, and sharing your thoughts with us. :)

      @Jean Bakula

      Thanks Jean Bakula. I appreciate the nice compliment. :) Yeah, to be honest if it wasn't for this site, I wouldn't even bother having a Facebook at all. I mean after reading various articles about how Facebook endangers more people than it benefits, it's too much of a hassle if you ask me. That's why I only use it to publish links to my hubs here. Outside of that, I hardly post anything else on it. Anyways, I'm glad that you found the hub informative, and thanks for stopping by to visit us here. :)

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      Jean Bakula 7 years ago from New Jersey

      I don't have a Facebook A/C and some have tried to make me feel as if I should be back in the Stone Age. But I do see people being judged by the company they keep. Or may not really try to keep, but people find them on Facebook. You have to decide how much to reveal about yourself. Your advice is very sound.

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      Darrin Perez 7 years ago from Puerto Rico

      Great read!

      My personal motto involving Facebook is the following: Only post things (by things I mean status updates, photos, videos, etc.) that won't cause you trouble if your local neighborhood finds out.

      I've seen so many TMI posts it's ridiculous. Do I really have to know if you're on your period? *facepalm*

      I have posted some heavy stuff before, but it's because I'm cool with anybody reading it. You can't post things on FB and assume no one will read them.

      That's why I laugh at my friends who post about "gossipers and nosy people" when THEY'RE the ones posting delicate info on their Wall. What do you expect them to do...stab their own eyes out? :P


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