Internet Safety & Privacy

Facebook Sued over Social Ads

Facebook Sued over Social Ads

Facebook’s Social Ads seemed like a stroke of pure genius when it first came out. Sure, some users were royally pissed that Facebook found a virtually limitless source of free models for their ads, but in the end, the feature was still implemented and people did very little to fight it – that is, until…

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Substitute Teacher Arrested for Impersonating a Student

Substitute Teacher Arrested for Impersonating a Student

It seems that cybercrimes are becoming more and more absurd as the years go by, revealing a darker side to society that we never would have suspected. Just last Friday, a substitute teacher named Adam Domaradsky from Wycoff was arrested and charged with unauthorized access of a computer and impersonation. The teacher allegedly hacked into…

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Facebook Hires Daytum Founders: A privacy debacle waiting to happen?

Facebook Hires Daytum Founders: A privacy debacle waiting to happen?

Forget about watching the latest horror film, if you really want something that will scare the pants off of you, then listen to this: Facebook has just hired Nicholas Felton and Ryan Case as part of their product design team. If you’re thinking ‘pfft, so bloody what?”, think again! These two are the hot shots…

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SocialGuard – Monitoring tool strikes a balance parents and teens can live with.

SocialGuard – Monitoring tool strikes a balance parents and teens can live with.

Parents are getting increasingly worried about their children getting cyberbullied on Facebook or even getting stalked or groomed by an internet predator. Of course, you can’t exactly blame them. It’s no longer just paranoia. The risk of getting harmed on a social networking site is a grim reality that we all have to accept. However,…

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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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