social media

  • Choose Your Social Media Connections Wisely

    Choose Your Social Media Connections Wisely

    The world of social media is a truly great innovation thanks to the connectivity that it brings to all of us. But each platform functions in distinct ways, and understanding how to protect yourself from major threats is crucial to staying safe online.

  • Governor’s Veto of Legislation that Blocks Employers from Social Media Invasion

    Governor’s Veto of Legislation that Blocks Employers from Social Media Invasion

    Job seekers and members of the workforce have long been warned that their social media activity could come back to haunt them. After all, those risqué party pictures from spring break or that angry tweet that was fired off during an internet argument doesn’t make the sender seem very responsible.

  • Instagram Launches Its Own Snapchat-Like “Stories”

    Instagram Launches Its Own Snapchat-Like “Stories”

    Social media is really a great tool, but it’s also filled with privacy pitfalls, both malicious and accidental. While there are scammers who use social media for criminal intent, you can cause a lot of your own privacy problems through your internet behaviors.

  • Securing Your Privacy on Social Media

    Securing Your Privacy on Social Media

    Keeping things private on social media might sound like an oxymoron. After all, some of the benefits of the different platforms are to connect with people around the world, to make new friends over shared views, and to engage with strangers in order to understand our differences. But if you’re not aware of the privacy pitfalls that each different platform carries, you may be inviting a threat to your security.

  • Think Before You Post

    Think Before You Post

    Social media can be a mixed blessing. It’s a great way to stay connected with friends and family and to keep yourself informed. However, it’s also an open door for threats to your privacy, the opportunity to fall victim to a scammer, and worse, personal attacks from fellow users who may take issue with your posts. The knee-jerk reaction that so many of us feel about something we read online can lead to anger, threats, cyberbullying, and malicious targeting.

 

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