Internet Safety & Privacy

Social Media Privacy – Issues and Concerns

Social Media Privacy – Issues and Concerns

With social media becoming increasingly popular day by day, privacy and safety issues have now become a serious concern for just about everyone associated with this latest medium of social interaction. In a world where most of us are literally addicted to the various social media applications including Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube etc, being aware of…

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Social Media Safety: The Basics

Social Media Safety: The Basics

Almost everyone you speak to will hand you information on their Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn accounts. Social media has become a hub for connecting and networking with others online. Because of this, spammers are using all sorts of schemes to try and get your account information. There are ways to keep your accounts safe and…

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Four Things You Need To Do If Your Facebook Account Gets Hacked

Four Things You Need To Do If Your Facebook Account Gets Hacked

If you are the unfortunate victim of a “Facecrook”, and your Facebook account gets hacked, there are several steps you can take to reclaim your account and your get your Facebook life back in order. 1. Attempt to Reclaim your Account -If your account has been hacked, your best bet is to visit the Facebook…

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Facebooking With Strangers

Facebooking With Strangers

If a stranger wanted to enter your child’s bedroom, would you allow it? Your answer would definitely be no. However, that is not the case with the social networking site Facebook. Here, you have no control on who enters your child’s ‘bedroom’. In fact, once they are inside, you have no idea of what can…

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New Privacy settings that you MUST know on Facebook

New Privacy settings that you MUST know on Facebook

Prevention is better than cure!-An old maxim which holds true, even on Facebook! Cyber crime is in booming phase and almost every other day we hear stories of people being harassed by obnoxious messages, mails, wall posts etc. But, these can be prevented and only you can make it happen! If you go through the…

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How to evade cyber bullying on Facebook?

How to evade cyber bullying on Facebook?

Have you ever received a harassing message or a mail on Facebook? Have you ever been wrongly quoted? Have you ever been tagged in a photo by someone whom you don’t even know? If you have, then you have been cyber bullied! Cyber bullying is a crime in which a miscreant tries to malign someone’s…

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