Split Up From A Partner – You May Need To Take Action

Not all relationships last forever and many will share their passwords , logon details , account details with their partners in life.

So what do you do when things go wrong and your partner has known all your passwords and logins for your devices and accounts.

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Internet Safety Rules For Your Children & Some That Adults Need To Learn

  The graphic below emphasises some great tips that children and adults should be following : Don’t post something you will later regret Protect your online privacy Don’t fall for email phishing scams Talk about and deal with cyber bullying Behave online Have different passwords for different accounts Don’t download in app purchases unwittingly Avoid the worst places on the web Don’t become obsessed with the internet Avoid sharing personal information online 10 Internet Commandments for Kids Going Online [Infographic] by the team at Pumpic.

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Split Up From A Partner – Time to Change Passwords

Not all relationships last forever and many will share their passwords with their partners in life. So what do you do when things go wrong and your partner has known all your passwords and logins for your devices and accounts. You should change passwords on the following : Email accounts Social media Gmail if you are an Android user Apple ID if you are an iPhone user Change your security questions for any account Check to make sure that your phone number is used for 2 factor authentication Also in many cases if the split has not gone well you may consider not using social media for a while.

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Your Location Being Revealed On Facebook & Snapchat – Are You Concerned ?

Users of Facebook and Snapchat can be surprised that their location is revealed when posting and Snapchat has especially come under scrutiny with their Snapmap feature. So suppose you want to maintain privacy about your location , what steps do you have to go through ? Should you be talking to your children about this ? Facebook Step 1 – Remove Geotags From Your Pictures Before You Upload Them to Facebook Step 2 – Disable Location Services for Facebook on Your Mobile Phone / Device Leave the Facebook app and go to your iPhone’s Settings Tap Privacy > Location Services Scroll down and tap Facebook Decide to allow location access Never or While Using the App Step 3 – Enable the Facebook Tag Review Feature which will allow you to opt out if someone tags you on Facebook Look for “Places on Facebook” to tell you where you have been on Facebook , it may surprise you Snapchat Snap Map is part of the latest update to Snapchat and shares a user’s exact location on a map, the time of day they were there and their speed of travel – you may want to turn this off How To Turn Off Snap Map

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Who The Hell Are You Adding On Facebook ?

In your suggested friends on Facebook you will sometimes see a ” certain person ” who looks “fetching” and you think you should add them as a friend. They appeared in your feed because someone else has added them and they will normally have 1 mutual friend. Just be careful as you maybe falling for someone that is a ” catfish ” and to quote the urban dictionary  “A catfish is someone who pretends to be someone they’re not using Facebook or other social media to create false identities, particularly to pursue deceptive online romances.” — http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=catfish So do your research on adding friends on Facebook and other social media platforms as the person you are about to add may not be the person you think they are.

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