Do you manage or administer a Facebook page? You might consider turning OFF the option to let non-admins post to the page. Admins can change this by clicking SETTINGS on the Facebook page in the upper right corner.
The past few months there have been a few spam posts on our “Social Media Guidelines” Facebook page for educators, but tonight I checked (before posting a new article about legal challenges posed by social media, including whether judges should “friend” lawyers) and saw four new spam posts. This pushed me over the edge to turn off non-admin page posts. It’s easy to mark a post as spam and remove it when you’re a page admin, but it doesn’t permit those wall posts from showing up in the news feed of all your page followers. This isn’t something I’m willing to tolerate any longer.
Hopefully Facebook programmers will add the option to MODERATE non-admin wall posts on pages. As far as I know, that isn’t possible YET.
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On this day..
- TEACH Act vs Fair Use by Jodie Bowie (February 2013) - 2013
- Moveable Feast Offers Tools for Multimedia, Mobile Walking Tours - 2012
- Socioclean Can Help Clean Up Your Digital Footprint - 2011
- Storytelling with Scratch - 2011
- Use TweepML to follow EduCon 2010 participants - 2010
- Discussing the importance of good questions and inquiry with Kiwi primary teachers, YouTube karaoke - 2009
- Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools by Erin Freeman and Heath Sawyer - 2009
- Responses to Growing Up Online - 2008
- Learning should be an invitation, not a mandate - 2008
- SL as the wild west? - 2007