One of the most prevalent methods of cybercrime today is the social media hack. For cybercriminals, these social platforms — including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat — are like candy stores to kids. Social media users feel comfortable and…
Facebook has taken down a scam targeting a large number of users that was designed to spread spam through user accounts. The scam was identified after multiple cartoon-style images portraying stereotypical relationship scenarios were shared in high q…
This month’s “Patch Tuesday” is turbo-charged
Microsoft releases system updates on the second Tuesday of each month, and this month’s “Patch Tuesday” is a whopper. It covers nearly 70 security issues, 20 of which are rated “critical.”
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Everyone’s favorite social media site is currently the subject of hot debate, and we’re here to keep you grounded amidst the madness. First, let’s talk about what happened. Back in 2014, a quiz made the rounds on Facebook. 270,000 users took the quiz, which harvested data not just about them, but also their friends. As a result, the quiz aggregated the private info of 50 million Facebook users. All that data was then allegedly sold to the Trump presidential campaign.
Remember that bullying is never your fault, and it can happen to anyone. Bullying may make you feel embarrassed and like you’re all alone. But you’re not alone and it’s important to find someone who can help you through the situation. Reaching out to someone you trust.
Facebook and other social channels are space for communication, sharing, and connecting with others. Unfortunately, it is also a space where cyberbullying takes place. Research provided by different organizations in the USA and UK shows scary numbers, and we are definitely witnesses of a new form of bullying on a massive scale. The psychological consequences can be very dramatic, therefore education is crucial for prevention and fighting this new phenomenon.
Read on to learn what to do if you or a friend is the victime of a cyberbully on Facebook.
We leave a huge digital footprint on Facebook. Did you ever think about what will happen with your data when you pass away? The social giant Facebook has existed long enough to realize that it is part of a human’s life events. We announce the most important milestones on our timelines by sharing with our Facebook […]
We leave a huge digital footprint on Facebook. Did you ever think about what will happen with your data when you pass away?
The social giant Facebook has existed long enough to realize that it is part of a human’s life events. We announce the most important milestones on our timelines by sharing with our Facebook friends the joy of getting married, having babies, or moving abroad. But what will happen with all that data when we pass away? Discussing your digital legacy isn’t pleasant, but it’s important is our reality. Don’t leave it up to your family member, friends, or even worse: Facebook itself. In this article I will guide you through all the options you have, so you can make a conscious decision about your data, using the tools that Facebook offers to its users.
When I was checking my Facebook News Feed this morning, I found this message. It seems one of my friends was very excited because Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, was scheduled to give away 4.5 million shares of Facebook stock at midnight. To enter this lottery-like giveaway, all you had to do was copy and paste […]
The “Most used words” app became a Facebook hit within days of its launch. At the moment of writing this article, it has been used by nearly 18 million users globally. There are many controversies about user privacy in relation to data that is collected by the app. Earlier this week, the British company Comparitech […]