facebook_logoFrom NPR’s Weekend Edition 2/7 : “Scott Simon speaks with NPR’s Social Media Strategist Andy Carvin about Facebook’s fifth anniversary, and how social networking has changed how we use the Internet.” 

See the bibliography below for some other perspectives on the technological pros and cons of Facebook ‘s social-networking technology – for the the “newbie” or the “old-pro” — for acces to an article, here is a RefShare link — use the check-for-full-text feature at the right side of the screen. 

Students don’t fear loss of privacy on facebook, study finds.(2008). US Fed News Service, Including US State News,

Boulton, C. (2008). Who owns your social data? you do, sort of; analysis: Scoble’s banishment and reinstatement from facebook revives the debate over who owns data entered on social sites. EWeek.

Boyd, D. (2008). Facebook’s privacy trainwreck. Convergence: The Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 14(1), 13-20. doi:10.1177/1354856507084416

Brandenburg, C. (2008). The newest way to screen job applicants: A social networker’s nightmare. Federal Communications Law Journal, 60(3), 597-626.

Horowitz, E. (2008). So the boss wants to be friends on facebook?: When younger and older folks collide online, it can spoil the fun. McClatchy – Tribune Business News

Krivak, T. (2008). Facebook 101: Ten things you need to know about facebook. Information Today, 25(3), 1.

Mitrano, T. (2008). Facebook 2.0. EDUCAUSE Review, 43(2), 72.

Rampell, C. (2008, Feb 23). What facebook knows that you don’t. The Washington Post, pp. A.15.