Lets stop videos automatically playing on social mediaContinue Reading
Facebook advertising – we all complain about the adverts but rarely take time to see why we get the ads that we do.
Facebook advertisers have information about you through your interactionsContinue Reading
How do you find out if you were a victim of the recent Facebook hack ?
Facebook have now updated your help section on your account to indicate whether you were a victim of the recent hack.Continue Reading
First there is a Facebook hoax that is doing the rounds warning people their Facebook accounts have been hacked or copied.
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Facebook overnight had a breach where 50 million users accounts were accessed.
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Many people would like to know exactly what they have posted on Facebook throughout the years and what Facebook have kept about you.
You maybe surprised at the level of information you will receive.Continue Reading
Facebook is a great social platform if you want to stay in touch with friends and family, share photos, and see what other people are up to in their lives.
Now Facebook is free, of course, but there is a catch.Continue Reading
I was asked last week if it was possible to monitor a Facebook page so that a parent could see everything that their child was doing. While there is software that is advertised that can be installed on devices – a visit to those pages will show that this software may not be what you are after.So what can you do ? Start early – oversee your childrens internet usage – encourage a good relationship about what happens online. Please talk to your children , educate them about internet safety , talk to them about privacy settings and tools – teach them to not share everything publicly. If you see or know of an account for someone under the age of 13, please report it to Facebook – they will remove it. If your child is experiencing abuse on Social Media , I encourage you to ask them to log in to their accounts and report it – collect screenshots. Remember if you try and spy on your childrens social media they will just setup other accounts , remmeber you may try and control what happens in the home but when they have a smartphone with data they can access… Read MoreContinue Reading
Facebook Messenger, which is used by most of the two billion users of Facebook has a malware threat , which has been pointed out by security experts , that could put users at risk. A Facebook Messenger user will receive a message from a friend which contains: The word ‘Video’ with the name of the sender An emoji A shortened link If users click on the link, they are redirected to a Google Drive page with a video play button. This is where warning bells should be ringing. if you click on that button it will lead to a YouTube-like page where you will be asked to install an extension for Chrome. If you were not on Chrome you will be redirected to a website that asks you to download Adobe Flash Player that contains adware. If you click the attacker will gains access to your system. and when you navigate to Facebook and log in, your login ID and password is stolen. they will then have access to your contacts to expand the infection to them , or try to do this. As these links come from a known Facebook contact, it’s difficult to ascertain if it’s legitimate or a spam. So the best way… Read MoreContinue Reading