Feds Perp Social Media Identity Theft

A federal agent impersonated a woman without her knowledge; he created a Facebook page in a woman named Sondra, and the Justice Department is defending him. In addition, he posted racy photos of her, from her cell phone, to the site. The site was being used to connect with suspected criminals....more

Predators use Facebook to groom Kids

Lock this guy up for good. That’s a most fitting motto for Brandon McIntyre, 22, who pretended he was “Katie Thompson” on Facebook and threatened to kill a girl’s family if she refused to go on trips with him....more

10 most dangerous Facebook Scams

Twenty percent of the world’s population is “on” Facebook—that’s well over a billion peopleTop 10 Most Popular Facebook Scams...more

Facebook Security for Parents and Teens

Facebook offers a hefty amount of security measures that parents and teens should know.The Login...more

Recognize Your Willingness to give up your Privacy

If a stranger stopped you on the street and requested your e-mail address and birthdate, would you give it to that person? A rational person would never give up this information....more

Privacy and Protecting Your Corporation on Facebook

With Facebook going public, there has been a lot of discussion about privacy. Facebook has been dealing with privacy issues from the start. Whether you have a business page or a personal page, the privacy issue remains the same. In the days before the internet, brands controlled the messages going out to their customers. Today, there is less control. But for all of you Facebook users there is nothing to be afraid of you still have control....more

How to Fix Your Facebook Account if You Get a Facebook Virus

Facebook viruses have been around for a while, but lately I've seen them cropping up even more frequently. You get a Facebook virus when you click on a link that installs malicious code or if you allow an untrusted application access to your account. The links most people click on claim to tell you who has been looking at your Facebook profile (catch those stalkers and ex-boyfriends in the act!) or allow you to watch a video of something "you won't believe!" or even a video of you (What were you doing here? That's crazy!). ...more
i can't even access my facebook account, it asks me to confirm via sms message but then it wont ...more

(VIDEO) Big Fat Personal Data Leaks: Privacy and Controlling Your Personal Narrative

"Show me your friends and I'll tell you who you are." That's one of those sayings we hear repeated and consider wise. You could probably come up with any number of similar quotes that suggest we can discern the nature and character of a person by what they say, do, wear, and even who they marry. Common sense right? But what if the person judging who you are is not looking at you in the real world but the virtual world? ...more

Millennial Women Addicted to Facebook -- Or Not?

Between May 27 and June 3, 2010, the Oxygen Media Insights Group commissioned Lightspeed Research to survey a nationally representative sample of 1,605 U.S. adults who use social media. The survey included questions about consumers' usage and attitudes toward social media. And? Millennial women like Facebook. A lot. ...more
It's an addiction, no matter what the percentage.  I mean, if you don't think so, try going one ...more

Please, Facebook, Don't Be Creepy

According to Facebook, despite the hoards of friends and acquaintances I’m already trying to keep track of via status updates, I need even more. A lot more. Which is why this social networking site “suggests” new friends for me. I sort of feel like I’m in kindergarten again, when the teacher hustled me up to another little girl on the playground and told us to “play together nicely.” ...more

I think I'm the only one I know who hasn't put my "face in the book." People tell me about its ...more