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Submission + - Privacy Tradeoff: Facebook, Twitter for Business Accounts, is it worth it?

cayenne8 writes: I've been a staunch advocate of NOT joining Facebook or Twitter or the other social networks to protect my privacy and to not voluntarily give all my personal information away to corporate America, or even the Government.

However, I'm beginning to look into making money through various means on the side, one of them being photography/videography. With these mediums, being seen is critically important. Having a business facing site on Facebook/Google+ and even using Twitter can be great for self promotion, and can open up your business to a huge audience.

If you were to open your FB and other social network accounts with business ONLY information, and keep your personal information (name, image, etc) off the facebook account...will this keep your personal privacy still from them, or are their algorithms good enough to piece together who you are from the business only sites?

Is the payoff worth the potential tradeoff for generating potential customers for your business and guiding them to your primary website?
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Privacy Tradeoff: Facebook, Twitter for Business Accounts, is it worth it?

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