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Got two Facebook accounts? Be careful: FB could deactivate them

Interesting post from Ragan.com on the risks of having both a professional and private Facebook account.

 

 

By Matt Wilson

A number of professionals — including PR pros and marketers — have two Facebook accounts: one for business and another for pleasure. It helps ensure that posts intended for friends, which might be inappropriate in a business setting, are kept separate. Thing is you can’t have two Facebook accounts. Says so in the social network’s terms of service. And that affected at least one corporate communicator, when Facebook deleted her personal and professional account, and axed her employer’s fan page. Facebook ultimately reactivated the fan page, albeit with some caveats. So, is managing more than one account worth the risk? Ragan.com’s Matt Wilson explores the pros and cons — and explains the precautions you need to take for this juggling act. Read on.

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