CIL 2010: Crafting Online Personas
4/19/2010 01:32:00 PM | Author: Christa
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Speakers: Craig Anderson & JP Porcaro

CA: So wait, anyone can see this?

It’s OK. Just control your persona.

10 Privacy Settings Every Facebook User Should Know

JP: only launched 4 months ago. says it's one of the higher traffic library blogs

Have a clear vision for what you want to say. To brand yourself.

Think of twitter/FB as form of professional development/contact. Everything you post builds your personal brand.

CA: learn to filter yourself. Know your audience. Don’t post anything on the internet that you wouldn’t be comfortable having on a 25 foot billboard in times square.

Craig Anderson

JP: There will be some times when something you say, not everyone will agree with. And that’s ok. Just be true to yourself and your personal brand.

Responsible Citizenship: another part of RC is showing up. Being where the people are. Being involved. Being online is another part of where we are. Librarians play a certain role in community and should be there.

How to reconcile being employed somewhere and being ourselves online? Technical subversion – just do it anyway. Its what’s happening. You should also be building your institution and institutional values. Need to work it out on a personal level.

We’re setting up for the future a new form of professional development.

Beyond Privacy Settings:
1. Your behavior online can dictate your level of personal privacy
2. Your online presence shouldn’t be taken lightly.
3. RC: version 2

Mutually Assured Embarrassment.
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