LAST WEEK, I was on my way down Dublin’s Aston Quay, when I passed a strung-out looking couple having a row on the footpath near the Merchant’s Arch.On the other side of the road was someone with his smartphone in his hand, filming them.Whether sexting is seen as a positive or negative experience typically rests on the basis of whether or not consent was given to share the images.
At this point, government folks run just about neck and neck with students/former students as the largest category of my Facebook friends, and I really believe Facebook is a very easy-to-use, low-cost way to create social bonds among people who don't see each other all the time, which in the context of government can really be helpful in a world calling for more and more cross-organizational collaboration.
The article details her efforts to have the photo removed, first by contacting the man who posted the snap, and then by contacting Facebook.
Ultimately, it was only because he reposted her photo more than once (thereby slipping into the terrain of harassment) that she prevailed upon Facebook to remove it.
However, I think (not sure) I have discovered a very sophisticated Facebook scam, and wanted to warn blog readers about it -- and also ask if anybody else has been hit by the same thing.
Early last week, I got a Facebook friend request from somebody I didn't know.