Internet Safety & Privacy

Facebook Adds “Send” Button and Upgrades Groups

Facebook Adds “Send” Button and Upgrades Groups

A person’s social sphere is made up of many smaller clusters, not necessarily interconnected with each other, and something a person might want to share with one cluster isn’t always what he wants to share with another – This is what Facebook tried to accommodate by implementing Facebook Groups. By creating a group, users could…

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Man hopes to snag a soulmate using Facebook Ads

Man hopes to snag a soulmate using Facebook Ads

Facebook Ads are all the rage right now in the business world because of how efficient they can be when it comes to targeted advertising. However, in a stellar display of how resourceful people can be, one Facebook user named Matt Simpson has found yet another innovative purpose for Facebook Ads. He doesn’t have money…

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Facebook Offends Gay Community

Facebook Offends Gay Community

Facebook seems to be making quite a number of enemies these days with their decisions regarding censorship. First they made a bunch of breastfeeding mothers really angry by removing photos of breastfeeding babies and now they went ahead and made the gay community really angry by removing a relatively simple picture of two men kissing.…

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How to report a Facebook scam

How to report a Facebook scam

At some point in your life, one or several of the Facebook scams out there might affect you enough to look for ways on how to report them and go on a vendetta rampage against the scam creator. In fact, one of the most effective tools against the prolific scammers on Facebook is to report…

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Facebook's Family Center Helps Parents Monitor Kids on Facebook

Facebook's Family Center Helps Parents Monitor Kids on Facebook

It’s becoming more and more obvious that Facebook is a dangerous place to be for minors and parents are becoming increasingly concerned over this fact. But how exactly do you convince your children to stay away from Facebook when it’s practically the watering hole to their Savannah. Facebook is where people go to socialize and…

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Court Ruled that Facebook is Off Limits when it comes to Debt Collection

Court Ruled that Facebook is Off Limits when it comes to Debt Collection

Debt Collectors can be some of the most persistent, most merciless, most ruthless people on the planet. Then again, Debtors can also be the most obstinate people on the whole planet. It’s a match made in heaven—or rather, hell. There’s bound to be sparks between a debtor and a debt collector. Case in point: an…

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Facebook Deals Soon to be Launched

Facebook Deals Soon to be Launched

If you’re fond of getting discounts and promos, then Facebook has the very thing for you. A new feature called ‘Facebook Deals’ is set to be launched this April 18 on the social networking giant. It works just like Groupon, except that it’s going to use the power of an already established online social network…

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Facebook Fixes Hotmail Bug

Facebook Fixes Hotmail Bug

Hotmail was once one of the biggest email providers on the internet, but its popularity slowly started to dwindle once Yahoo and Google hit the scene. There are still a lot of people out there who use Hotmail. Anyone using it for their Facebook accounts have unknowingly had their security compromised for an unknown length…

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Beware of Facebook scammers tagging users in photos

Beware of Facebook scammers tagging users in photos

Scammers look for any and every opportunity to exploit a vulnerability or privacy loophole found on Facebook. Their latest tactic is to tag users in photographs. Scam wall posts are no new thing, and these spam messages often contain funny, sexy or outrageous images. This is a way for the scammer to grab someone’s attention…

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The Top Ten Commandments of Password Protection

The Top Ten Commandments of Password Protection

Protecting your passwords is a vital component of keeping your online accounts safe and secure. Careless users often find themselves the victim of email or Facebook hacks. Armed with the right information, it only takes a few moments to properly secure your email accounts, social networking profiles and sensitive, web based logins. We have put…

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