Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 28
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 45,601, Level: 66
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 1,349
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    3GenClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Windsor Heights
    Posts
    2,358
    Points
    45,601
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 195
    Given: 526

    Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    Bad news for those who are worried about employers looking at your facebook page. Better move all those tailgating pictures to your harddrives.

    The Day Facebook Changed - Messages to Become Public by Default - NYTimes.com


    Last edited by 3GenClone; 06-30-2009 at 05:05 PM.

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 148,628, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    jaretac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Frigidaire
    Posts
    7,643
    Points
    148,628
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 0

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    No biggie, just means that we have to go in and chose to make our pages secured.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 30,396, Level: 53
    Level completed: 59%, Points required for next Level: 454
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    price26's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    2,026
    Points
    30,396
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    No biggie, just means that we have to go in and chose to make our pages secured.
    Yeah, but this is getting a tad bit ridiculous. I like Facebook and it is a quality time waster, but eventually it is going to get to the point where I remove my page and stop visiting the site.



  4. #4
    Legend
    Points: 222,854, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialCreated Album picturesVeteran50000 Experience Points
    dmclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    50131
    Posts
    14,593
    Points
    222,854
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 695
    Given: 1,025

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    I think this is old news. It's only in beta right now.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 78,805, Level: 87
    Level completed: 26%, Points required for next Level: 1,345
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycopath25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    (307)
    Posts
    5,214
    Points
    78,805
    Level
    87
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 127
    Given: 32

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    Quote Originally Posted by 3GenClone View Post
    Bad news for those who are worried about employers looking at your facebook page. Better move all those tailgating pictures to your harddrives.

    The Day Facebook Changed - Messages to Become Public by Default - NYTimes.com

    After reading, this is what I gather.

    When the new version comes into effect, you have to go back in an edit your privacy settings again, so only friends can view your page. When MySpace 2.0 came out, it made everyone's pages public, and you had to go back in and redo your privacy settings.

    Am I correct?



  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 19,275, Level: 42
    Level completed: 37%, Points required for next Level: 575
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    CB21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Sioux Falls
    Posts
    1,947
    Points
    19,275
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    This is pretty funny. Kinda stupid though. Not going to be fun for my little sister when my mom just so happens to fall across her page.



  7. #7
    Starter
    Points: 13,604, Level: 35
    Level completed: 37%, Points required for next Level: 446
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    674
    Points
    13,604
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 1

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    People still use Facebook? Great example of a company diluting their product's core use/competency. So much crap to wade through now.

    tweet tweet



  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 19,275, Level: 42
    Level completed: 37%, Points required for next Level: 575
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    CB21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Sioux Falls
    Posts
    1,947
    Points
    19,275
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    Quote Originally Posted by saf View Post
    People still use Facebook? Great example of a company diluting their product's core use/competency. So much crap to wade through now.

    tweet tweet

    If your talking about twitter I've tried it I think it's the most pointless thing unless your famous.



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 39,091, Level: 61
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 1,259
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    acrozier22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    In van down by the river!
    Posts
    2,613
    Points
    39,091
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 2

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    Looks like the "the man" deleted our posts. BOOOOOOOOOOOO!



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 110,249, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    CyForPresident's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Cornlands of Ayuxwa
    Posts
    5,846
    Points
    110,249
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 167
    Given: 7

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    I'm pretty much done using Facebook. This gives me a reason to strip my profile down to nothing.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 78,805, Level: 87
    Level completed: 26%, Points required for next Level: 1,345
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycopath25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    (307)
    Posts
    5,214
    Points
    78,805
    Level
    87
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 127
    Given: 32

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    Quote Originally Posted by CyForPresident View Post
    I'm pretty much done using Facebook. This gives me a reason to strip my profile down to nothing.

    Just make sure everything is set to private . . .



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 78,805, Level: 87
    Level completed: 26%, Points required for next Level: 1,345
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycopath25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    (307)
    Posts
    5,214
    Points
    78,805
    Level
    87
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 127
    Given: 32

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    Quote Originally Posted by acrozier22 View Post
    Looks like the "the man" deleted our posts. BOOOOOOOOOOOO!

    Yeah . . . Good times!



  13. #13
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 538,572, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    18,991
    Points
    538,572
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,678
    Given: 7,146

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    I hope minors' sites are still set to private by default (I didn't read the entire article, so this may have been addressed).


    M 7/09

    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighter4Cy View Post
    I got 99 problems but angie isn't one.

  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 38,397, Level: 60
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 653
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures25000 Experience Points
    rdubbs's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Central Iowa
    Posts
    2,769
    Points
    38,397
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 4

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    Did it give an actual date this was going to happen?



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 100,809, Level: 98
    Level completed: 88%, Points required for next Level: 241
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYdTracked's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    9,235
    Points
    100,809
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 208
    Given: 645

    Re: Heads Up - Facebook messages to become public!

    I really don't care because I don't put anything on Facebook that I am ashamed of.


    Go Cubs Go!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM