Social Media Can Be A Mine Field, Tread Softly!

SOCIAL MEDIA CAN BE A MINE FIELD!

1196px-Facebook_like_thumbThese days, you need to have a social media presence.

Not too long ago, many older people were saying they had no interest in being online.  At the time, I believe it’s because the learning curve was too steep.  Between Microsoft, Apple and all the software developers, they have made computers pretty intuitive and easy to use.  Now Grandma and Grandpa are on Facebook!

 

Make sure you are aware of the risks.  Now you have family and friends watching.  Business associates and friends want to see what you are doing and even strangers have voyeuristic tendencies.  This is a double edged sword.  It’s wonderful to be able to update everyone on your activities and share your thoughts.  By the same token, you always need to remember that your life is on display for all to see. Continue reading