Category Archives: Social Networks

4 Questions to Ask Before You Give a New App Access to Your Personal Data

4 Questions to Ask Before You Give a New App Access to Your Personal Data Rob Pegoraro Tech Columnist Jun 24, 2014 https://www.yahoo.com/tech/4-questions-to-ask-before-you-give-a-new-app-access-to-89716807114.html?src=rss Here’s how most of us protect our own privacy when it comes to new mobile apps: We … Continue reading

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How to prevent Google+ users from e-mailing you

Other Google+ users can now send you e-mail without even knowing your Gmail address. But you can easily opt out of that. http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57617033-93/how-to-prevent-google-users-from-e-mailing-you/   by Lance Whitney  January 10, 2014 5:37 AM PST (Credit: Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET) Don’t want strangers … Continue reading

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Must-know privacy tips for Google, Facebook and other online services

Must-know privacy tips for Google, Facebook and other online services http://www.pcworld.com/article/2055457/must-know-privacy-tips-for-google-facebook-and-other-online-services.html#tk.nl_secur   Recent headlines about shadowy government agencies, high-profile hack attacks, and your face in Google ads drive home a crucial point: Your online privacy is best protected when you keep an iron grip … Continue reading

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Red Alert: 10 Computer Security Blogs You Should Follow Today

Aaron Couch October 24th. 2013 http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/red-alert-10-computer-security-blogs-you-should-follow-today/ Security is an absolute crucial part of computing, and whether it’s a strength of yours or not, you should strive to educate yourself and stay current — I believe anyone who uses a computer … Continue reading

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How location tracking will change the way you shop

How location tracking will change the way you shop  http://www.techhive.com/article/2053700/how-location-tracking-will-change-the-way-you-shop.html Can’t find an item in your grocery store? Some retailers want to help, but it could mean tracking your every move as you wander through the aisles. In an emerging … Continue reading

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Yahoo overhauls Flickr with one free terabyte for every user

Yahoo overhauls Flickr with one free terabyte for every user TechHive: http://www.techhive.com/article/2039285/yahoo-overhauls-flickr-with-one-free-terabyte-for-every-user.html After snapping up hipster blogging platform Tumblr on Monday, Yahoo summoned the tech press to a New York media briefing. But explaining why it dropped a cool $1.1 billion on Tumblr … Continue reading

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A refresher course on Facebook privacy controls

A refresher course on Facebook privacy controls By Patrick Marshall on January 16, 2013  With over a billion active users recording the minutiae of their activities, purchases, travel plans, and other personal information, Facebook is a potential treasure trove for … Continue reading

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