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Social Media 201Starting October 13, Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 left off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!

The Password Protection Act of 2012: Latest Attempt To Protect Facebook Users

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The latest attempt to push through legislation aimed at protecting the passwords of Facebook users came in the form of The Password Protection Act of 2012, which was introduced in the Senate by Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), with an identical companion bill brought to the House of Representatives by Reps. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.).

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More Lawmakers Champion Facebook Password Privacy

Two Democratic Senators, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Charles Schumer of New York, have asked the U.S. Department of Justice and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to investigate whether U.S. law already prohibits employers to force job applicants to surrender their Facebook passwords.

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