I was surprised at how fast and easy I was able to tighten up the security and privacy settings on my personal Facebook page – and how many apps I had actually given access to.
How can you tell the fake friends from the real thing? Well, I can’t help you with that in real life but there are a few tips you can use to to test your friends before they become your “BFF.”
Facebook decided to do away with the option of hiding yourself from the site’s search feature because they claim that only a small percentage of people use this option. What exactly is a small percentage to a company that sees literally billions of users each day? It could be thousands, if not millions, of users that wanted to protect their privacy.
There are those that are opening Facebook accounts and starting Facebook pages for fraudulent reasons. These people may be hoping to gain the trust of a company’s customers or portray a business as something it’s not.
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The argument that civil liberties advocates use is that social media is becoming an indispensable freedom of speech.
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If your child will be using Facebook will you be using universal protections methods like:
But gaining access to your password goes one step beyond what your personal profile may reveal, allowing them access to photos, activities and events even that you have marked for “friends” or “family” only.
Employers have begun asking for Facebook passwords of potential employees as part of the job application process. The depressed job market has forced many to consider or consent to this privacy tradeoff. This invites. This invites identity theft. Facebook Knows You Inside Out Even if you are not an active poster, your account contains a …