In Defense of the Social-Networking Profs

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Professors in cyberspace are receiving some unflattering attention (blogged here), but being a prof on Facebook and other social networking sites does not automatically put one in the Faculty Who Share Too Much Information category. I find Facebook an easy way to keep in touch with alumni, and I’ve discovered some interesting groups Like “Feminist Bloggers Unite!” (here) and the International Association for Feminist Economics (here).

-Bridget Crawford

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  1. The younger professors get, the more likely their non-school-related-friends are on Facebook and want the professor to be as well because, well, that’s where people are. It’s then a tough balance to strike — knowing that your students use Facebook but also having your own independent social network you want to be a part of.