Tag: "facebook safety"
The reasons for not allowing your child to have a Facebook account (or any adult social network for that matter) are actually pretty simple to understand. Facebook is a social network that was created by, and meant for adults. Facebook does not want children to join their network. The content, the culture, and the privacy [...]
“The Internet is the number one destination for pedophiles because they believe that technology grants these criminals anonymity.” That’s a quote from Thomas Harrington, the FBI’s Executive Assistant Director for Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch on August 2, 2010. And given the latest news from FOX, Mr. Harrington’s statement couldn’t be more dead-on. Bear [...]
Lately there’s been a lot of controversy surrounding Facebook and the decisions they’ve made towards their users’ privacy settings. Some people have such strong feelings about it that they’ve banded together and have committed to quitting Facebook on May 31st. So far 3,500 people have “commit to quit”. Though this number barely scratches the surface [...]
You know, I really enjoy using Facebook. No one can deny that it’s an amazing tool when it comes to connecting with old friends and distant family members as well as being a great business tool. Facebook allows me to connect with former classmates and even my sorority sisters—something I probably wouldn’t be able to [...]
That’s the first question that got my attention from Forbes.com writer, Joan Indiana Rigdon. The second question she asked: “Isn’t it time for schools, parents and social media sites to get extremely specific about Internet safety?” got my attention as well. Thank you, Joan, for asking these questions. Though there are many useful advantages of [...]
Parents, as if all of the privacy concerns and deceitful third-party games weren’t enough, we Facebook users now have something else to worry about, not only for our sake, but for our children’s. The worry…stalker apps. Stalker apps, including ‘Stalker Check’ and ‘peeppeep-pro’, are applications that Facebook makes available for users to download and use [...]