Social Media Connection: Alfred Edmond Jr.

Alfred’s FB Friend Page Profile

I got turned on to Facebook by my second oldest daughter, who quit MySpace to join Facebook concurrent with graduating from high school and starting college. I use it in much the same way I use Twitter, sharing BlackEnterprise.com content and networking for business and for fun. It was through Facebook that I learned of Networked Blogs; now more than 10,000 people and counting follow BlackEnterprise.com via the Networked Blogs Facebook app. Facebook often drives you crazy with the changes they make that effect your privacy and control of content you put on your profile. I always tell entrepreneurs and professionals new to and wary of social media to start out with Twitter, because it doesn't require you to reveal nearly as much about yourself as Facebook is designed to make you do, even if you don't want to. Here's the link to my Facebook Friends Page, but don't be offended if I can't accept your friend request; there's a 5,000 friend limit, and when you get close, your only option is to delete some friends to make room for new ones.

I got turned on to Facebook by my second oldest daughter, who quit MySpace to…