NEWZ_social network impostors-a light at the end of that dark social networking tunnel

Regarding the problem of online impostors – there may be a light at the end of that dark social networking tunnel afterall… news agencies, including BBC’s Maggie Shiels reporting from California, announce «Facebook, Twitter imposters may be outlaws in California» **As many of you know, my friend and associate Eva La Rue (CSI: Miami) recently recorded a video message with me to try to stop the impostors** One of the precautions recommended in the BBC report is to claim your digital real estate before it becomes a problem. Eva La Rue did this with her own official website, and she even posted that personal video message we recorded on it, but that hasn’t stopped the impersonators on Facebook. Perhaps you can help report and Stop the Fake Eva La Rue profile (it’s not a fan or public profile page) http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000749783692 which Ms La Rue’s representatives, including Turk Entertainment PR, have reported and written to Facebook about, but FB continues to allow. (Twitter & Myspace remove the fake profiles on their services). Apparently the Eva La Rue impersonator has used the Facebook “chat” with her duped Facebook friends, although the impostor doesn’t post on the wall any more fake messages after numerous complaints and warnings. … read/see ~more~

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Stop Twittering and Smell the Coffee

I often just stop to – focus on breathing, look around, listen to silence, smell my coffee, take a photo. What about you? ~ sarah nean bruce
“Let’s put down at least some of these gadgets and spend a little time just being ourselves. One of the essential problems of our society is that we have a tendency, amid all the craziness that surrounds us, to lose sight of what is truly human in ourselves, and that includes our own individual needs — those very special, mostly nonmaterial things that would fulfill us, give meaning to our lives, enlarge us, and enable us to more easily embrace those around us.”-Bob Herbert
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COMMENTARY: the Trivial, the Factual, the Vitriol…

“I know, firsthand, the incredible value of this system of professional journalism, with ethics and standards: it’s called ‘journalistic integrity.’ While various existing codes and canons of professional journalism associations have some subtle differences, most share the same principles, including: objectivity, impartiality, fairness, truthfulness, accuracy, and public accountability, as it applies to acquiring the information, formulating the story and subsequently disseminating the ‘news’ to the public.” ~ sarah nean bruce
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