[Web4lib] facebook for libraries

Nicole Engard nicole.engard at liblime.com
Tue Feb 10 09:06:02 EST 2009

Of course - but I want people to know both options they have - I do
show them how to find the 'skip this step' option.  I'll add a link to
that warning to the guide.


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On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 8:54 AM, Casey Bisson <cbisson at plymouth.edu> wrote:
> I'd be cautious about this step:
>> First search your email address book to see which of your friends are
>> already on Facebook by entering your webmail login information.
> Entering your Gmail login credentials (or any other usernames & passwords)
> at a third-party site is an invitation to trouble. Doing so allows the
> third-party service complete and unrestricted access to your entire account,
> and this has often been used to distribute spam or malware.
> It may seem convenient, but teaching people to do this teaches them to be
> phished. Jeremy Keith explains it better than me:
> http://adactio.com/journal/1357
> Casey Bisson
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