Is Twitter standing up for your rights or just branding?
A phone app marked as "free" may have hidden costs that you don't anticipate.
Lay ground rules to set boundaries that protect your child’s online privacy.
It's important to talk to your kids about online dangers. Here's a guide to giving them the savvy to surf safely.
What you may think of as the safe areas of the Internet aren't always so private. Here's what you need to know.
In today's world it's more important than ever to keep your online presence squeaky clean. Here's how to do that.
The social site relies on your sense of curiosity and sympathy to con you into clicks. Here are five ways to avoid spreading Facebook spam.
Don't let your child suffer through harassment. Take these steps to put an end to the trauma of cyberbullying.
Four ways to maintain your privacy and security on the popular social platform
With big corporations getting hacked, how do you secure your own social media?
An ever-changing social media landscape requires constant vigilance. Here are the latest things to watch out for.
What you may think of as the safe areas of the Internet aren’t always so private. Here’s what you need to know.
The next time you need to find out about a local emergency, you could receive the information through a text, email or social networking site. Here’s what you need to know about these new emergency alerts.
The latest social media darling is addictive and fun -- but pin carefully.
Teens are flocking to Twitter. Here's how to help them play it safe on the social network.
As social media websites have grown to attract people from all walks of life, they’ve also attracted criminal elements. Be aware of some of the tricks they use to scam you on social networking sites.
If you're still using your kids' birthdays, your anniversary or your pet's name for a password, your data is at risk. Here's how to fix it.
In one sense, your kids are Facebook experts, but they may not understand risky privacy issues. Here's how to teach them.
Stop exposing too much personal info to too many people online. These privacy fixes will start the year off safer.
It’s easy to lose track of all the people with whom you’re sharing personal information. Here’s how to keep your personas separate online.
It’s great to know where you were when you snapped your favorite pics. But are you giving strangers the GPS coordinates to your life?
Shortened URLs offer convenient links to websites, particularly on social media sites such as Twitter. But bad guys can use these links to fool you. Here’s how to protect yourself.
Kids are so adorable that it’s hard to resist sharing all that cuteness with others. But the photos, videos and information you post now could follow your little one for life. Here’s what you need to know about keeping him safe.
Millions of online passwords were recently compromised when hackers attacked popular websites. Here’s what to do if your password is stolen.
Social media sites can be a great way to stay connected to old friends and help you make new ones. Just avoid potential risks by keeping your privacy shades drawn to the appropriate level. Here’s how.
Group texting involves sending the same message to a group of people at once. And while some are embracing group texting as a viable alternative to email, parents and young adults should be aware of the risks.
While we may joke about people who post status updates on social networking sites from the bathroom, experts say that the addiction to Facebook, Twitter and social video games has become unhealthy for some people. Here’s what you need to know about social media addiction.
Facebook and other social networks make it fun to keep in touch with people. But it can be hard to know who to “friend” and who to leave behind. Should you keep it strictly professional? Just talk to close friends and family? And what about new “friends” who contact you -- some of whom you don’t really know at all? Here, how to stay safe while being social online.
You may be excited about your upcoming vacation, but posting information online about where you’re going or how long you’ll be away can make you vulnerable to criminals. These tips will help you protect yourself while you’re gone.
Teens put everything in their online profiles. But too much information could hurt them when it comes time to apply for jobs and colleges. Here’s how to make sure your teen’s Facebook profile, Twitter account and other social networks are clean.
People tend to place more trust in their "friends" on social networks. Yet, more online users are finding that those connections make them more vulnerable.
Teens are frequent targets of hacking on social networking sites because of their online behavior. Educate your teen on safe Facebook practices.
If you blog, you know how easy it is to get your message broadcast to friends, family and the world. But be careful! Blogs have security risks too. Learn about blogging risks and how to protect your work and your reputation.