Internet Safety & Privacy

Its official…signal at 12:20 it even passed on tv. Facebook will be charging this summer – Viral Hoax!

Its official…signal at 12:20 it even passed on tv. Facebook will be charging this summer – Viral Hoax!

Another Facebook hoax has taken off this weekend. We have similar ones before and I’m sure we will see them again. Rest assured that Facebook is never going to charge users for accessing the social network. Scammers and hoaxers love to get rumors started for some strange reason. Here is the latest version going around:…

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On Internet Privacy: Facebook Passes the Ball to Users

On Internet Privacy: Facebook Passes the Ball to Users

Several companies that offer location-based services were asked to appear before the Federal Communications Commission so that they may address the privacy concerns that the service in question has brought up. Among those companies, of course, is our dear friend Facebook. Others included Google, Verizon, and Foursquare. Each company had a representative, and they were…

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How to stop personal and suggestive emails from being delivered to your Facebook Messages inbox

How to stop personal and suggestive emails from being delivered to your Facebook Messages inbox

Several Facebook users have reported receiving (Luda, 25yo), I serch for beloved man, are you? hello again! I am Luda 25 y.o I wish to meet love of my life, are you? Here are my message for you and new photos: sonya201010.com.ua/?message_from=Luda Note! New free service! check info at the site! ( to unsubscribe -click…

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Monster Launches 'BeKnown App' on Facebook

Monster Launches 'BeKnown App' on Facebook

Facebook accounts are generally used for fun and games. However, the recruitment website called Monster seeks to change that and to turn Facebook into a social network geared for job hunting. They have developed an application called BeKnown, something of a social network for professionals which you can access through Facebook. The tricky thing here…

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[Guest Post] BitDefender Safego formally launches new era of Facebook user protection

[Guest Post] BitDefender Safego formally launches new era of Facebook user protection

**Guest Post From Our Partner at BitDefender Safego** Do you STILL want to see who viewed your profile? “NOOOO!”. Thought so. We’re glad to see that the community of security minded online social networkers is growing larger and, just as announced one week ago, we’re happy to have joined forces with our friends from Facecrooks…

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[Guest Post] BitDefender Safego formally launches new era of Facebook user protection

[Guest Post] BitDefender Safego formally launches new era of Facebook user protection

**Guest Post From Our Friends at BitDefender Safego** Do you STILL want to see who viewed your profile? “NOOOO!”. Thought so. We’re glad to see that the community of security minded online social networkers is growing larger and, just as announced one week ago, we’re happy to have joined forces with our friends from Facecrooks…

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Be careful using your child's photo as your profile pic – you could be targeted by Trolls!

Be careful using your child's photo as your profile pic – you could be targeted by Trolls!

Recently, parents became the horrified victims of internet trolls who posted disturbing photos on Facebook. The trolls shamelessly posted some pretty morbid pictures of dead babies on parenting sites. They also stole the pictures of children and pasted them onto various pages along with some extremely lewd sexual comments. All this, of course, led to…

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Social Networking Sites not Complying to EU's Safer Social Networking Principles

Social Networking Sites not Complying to EU's Safer Social Networking Principles

It has long been established that it’s dangerous for minors to be on Social Networking sites. There’s no need to list all the ‘Big Bad Wolf’ stories to get anyone to agree with this fact. The European Union has already released a self-regulatory agreement called Safer Social Networking Principles, so they can ensure minors will…

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'VIRUS ON FB using YOUR pictures…' – another viral Facebook Hoax

'VIRUS ON FB using YOUR pictures…' – another viral Facebook Hoax

Facebook hoaxes are becoming almost as common as the scams they try to warn against. The latest hoax advises that a tagged photo of you could have a link to a devastating virus that can wreck havoc on your computer, your bank accounts and other secure accounts. “VIRUS ON FB using YOUR pictures. It says…

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“Social Intelligence” receives FTC approval to archive Facebook posts for Job Screening Purposes

“Social Intelligence” receives FTC approval to archive Facebook posts for Job Screening Purposes

A Job Screening Agency called ‘Social Intelligence’ has just been given permission by the Federal Trade Commission to archive and store all our posts on Facebook. This data will be used for background-screening when we apply for jobs. News Flash: You signed up for the fishbowl universe the moment you hit the ‘Sign Up’ button…

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