Posts Tagged 'social networking'
You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry—you’d better not use that public Wi-Fi. The holiday season is upon us and in addition to more flash sales, baked goods, and travel time—this means more online scams. A recent survey of American travelers revealed that the majority of us are not taking measures to protect ourselves […]
It was an ordinary Tuesday after school. Sixteen year-old Allison was texting back and forth with her best friend Katie; both were trying to analyze if their secret crushes liked them “just as friends” or “more.” Every now and then, they’d exchange song lyrics and highlight the lines they loved. Then it popped up out of nowhere. […]
An Indian investigative portal Cobrapost, recently released a report on alleged online reputation smearing/management/campaigns designed to gain/destroy political capital for who ever was the highest bidder or “customer”. Online world (social media) was abuzz with political motivations, and some where perplexed if it was even possible (amazed, surprised, dismissive etc.) Some of the bloggers/twitterati offered their own explanations, instantly […]
Aussie Silver Surfers Are Almost Spending as Much Time Online As their Grandchildren! A few weeks ago, McAfee (the world’s largest dedicated security company) launched some fascinating research into the online lives of mature Australians that confirmed what we had been thinking for a while – Nan and Pop have gone digital, in a big […]
Every five minutes, it seems, a new app comes out but only a handful stick with tweens and teens looking to connect in fun ways to friends online. When those apps make the “fun cut,” and rise to popularity it isn’t long before unwise users exploit them into cyber bullying and sexting channels. Unfortunately, that’s […]