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Time to legislate online privacy

What many readers (“Facebook is public forum,” Reader Input, July 5) seem to have missed in the Facebook debate is that employers are not asking to look at candidates&r ...

Facebook is public forum

Re: ?Keep Facebook privacy intact? (Journal, May 3): I understand Molly Carter?s argument that bosses should not be allowed to view their current or potential employees? Facebook ...

Facebook stock falls after IPO

NEW YORK - Facebook's stock is tumbling well below its $38 IPO price in the social network's second day of trading as a public company on Monday. By late afternoon, Facebook's stoc ...

Keep Facebook privacy intact

I was pleased to hear that the Senate committee passed blocking public and private universities and employers from getting access to applicants? Facebook accounts onto legislation. ...

The Technovore: Tablet computing a fixture of commerce, entertainment

I have yet to tap its full potential, but the iPad 2 The Technovore found under the tree in 2011 has been getting a lot of use lately. And I’m not the only one. The rest of the ...

Don’t sacrifice Internet security

I want to bring up the Internet censorship bill, Protect IP. This bill would give the entertainment industry more power to censor the Internet. Private corporations want to be able ...

Schools grapple with social media policies

A teacher receives a friend request from a student on the social networking website Facebook. To friend or not to friend? A student posts inappropriate content on their social netw ...

Don’t believe all you’re told

Just wondering if it’s just a coincidence that the Journal decides that the only way to respond to the letters is with Facebook about the same time the president signs the Nation ...

Straight Talk with Lauren Forcella

Dear Readers: What bugs you most about the world? How would you make the world better? Every winter, I pose these questions to the panel. This year, technology took a bruising. Rea ...

Journal online comment stifled

It is upsetting to see that the Auburn Journal has changed the online comment system. The new platform requires readers to use Facebook to log in to comment. While I think people s ...

Community Portrait: Girls rally community of prayer to help accident victim

Webster’s Dictionary defines a miracle as an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs. Some believe that for a miracle to happen three things must be ...

Gold Country Media unveils new comment system

Starting Monday, Gold Country Media will change the way its online readers interact with each other and its eight community newspapers. Readers will now post comments through thei ...

Take time to think before you comment

We don’t always say what’s on our mind. Sometimes we might be shy, other times we’re not sure of our knowledge, and sometimes we recognize that our thought may not be very ...

Facebook 10K: Race to 10,000 'likes' highlights importance of social media

Social media stretches across all ages, interests and locations, and arts councils nationwide represent just a small part of organizations using the tool as an inexpensive way to i ...

Tea party a winning group

Gandhi once said “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” In March, Harry Reid told MSNBC, “The tea party is over!” I suggest to ...