Facebook Gender Options, Acceptance, & Love

It’s going to be a beautiful, happy Valentine’s Day for many queer couples across the country. First came last week’s landmark decision by US Attorney General Eric Holder to extend same-sex marriage rights to all states that do not currently support them (I was thrilled to be apart of the celebration in the Castro last […]

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SnapChat Explained: Stories, Snaps, & Privacy

by Will McAdam : @theWillSource | Facebook | Blog | IG SnapChat Privacy Concerns & Settings: A Complete Guide Question: Can you please explain what exactly SnapChat is, and how the privacy features (if any) work? Answer: SnapChat is a rapidly-growing social media application for Android and iPhone that allows users to record and send […]


How to Make Your Instagram Private

by Will McAdam : @theWillSource | Facebook | Blog | IG How to Make Your Instagram Private Question: Is there any way to make my Instagram account private? Does this include video? Answer: Instagram users may make their accounts private quite easily, but that’s just the first step in ensuring that geotagging, social media sharing, […]

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Skype & Digital Privacy

by Will McAdam : @theWillSource | Facebook | Blog | IG Skype & Digital Privacy Question: Are there any privacy concerns with Skype? Answer: Skype is an app (for computers and mobile devices alike) that allows for instant communication via messaging or video call; file-sharing is also enabled. Generally, there are not too many privacy […]


Flickr: Privacy Settings Guide

by Will McAdam : @theWillSource | Facebook | Blog | IG Flickr: Privacy Settings Guide Question: I’m confused as to how I can limit who sees my Flickr photos. Can you help? Answer: Flickr – now a well-respected standby in the social media community – makes privacy settings quite easy to adjust. However, there are […]

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Privacy Q&A: Vine – A Parent’s Guide

by Will McAdam : @theWillSource | Facebook | Blog | IG Vine Privacy: A Parent’s Guide Question: I’ve been hearing kids are now using something called Vine. What is it? Are there privacy concerns? Answer: Vine is one of many apps that have started allowing users to create and share micro-videos, or short clips, under […]


Privacy Q&A: WeChat – A Parent’s Guide

by Will McAdam : @theWillSource | Facebook | Blog | IG WeChat Privacy: A Parent’s Guide Question: My teenage daughter is big into WeChat; she said it lets her find her friends and make group plans with them. There’s also pictures. Should I be concerned? Answer: WeChat is, at its most basic, a messaging app […]

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How to Disable Geotagging on Your SmartPhone

How to Disable Geotagging on Your SmartPhone

by Will McAdam : @theWillSource | Facebook | Blog | IG How to Disable GeoTagging on Your SmartPhone (iPhone, Droid): Question: How do I disable the geotagging on my smartphone?   Geotagging on your smartphone, such as the Android and iPhone, happens when you take a picture. The “geo” (or geographical information) about where the […]


Your Guide to Facebook Privacy: Your Personal Data

by Will McAdam : @theWillSource | Facebook | Blog | IG Your Guide to Facebook Privacy: Your Personal Information Question: How can I control my Facebook privacy settings?   Answer: Taking charge of your data and personal information on Facebook doesn’t have to be complex – but there are a few things that Facebook just […]

Your Guide to Facebook Privacy: Your Personal Data

Your Guide to Facebook Privacy: Blocking

Your Guide to Facebook Privacy: Blocking

by Will McAdam : @theWillSource | Facebook | Blog | IG Your Guide to Facebook Privacy: Blocking Question: How can I control my Facebook privacy settings?   Answer: Managing your Facebook privacy doesn’t have to be complicated, or overwhelming. I’m working on this series and breaking down the ins and outs. In the last couple […]