Instagram Emails Policy Changes Reminder To Users
Jan19

Instagram Emails Policy Changes Reminder To Users

In an apparent move to calm appease angry users, Instagram sent out an email reminder about its changes to its terms of service and privacy policy which has just taken effect. Instagram, which was bought by Facebook in September last year, infuriated quite a number of its users when it announced changes in December to its terms of service and privacy policy that essentially meant they also owned their users photos and could do...

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New California, Illinois Laws Seek To Protect Social Media Account Privacy
Jan01

New California, Illinois Laws Seek To Protect Social Media Account Privacy

New laws in the states of California and Illinois beef up protection of privacy for social media accounts. The new laws come in the wake of a new law signed in Michigan that also intend to keep access to social media accounts only to their owners. In California, two laws will take effect tomorrow that prevent companies and schools from requiring social media account access information such as usernames and passwords from their...

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Someone Shared My Supposedly Private Family Photo! The Nerve! – Randi Zuckerberg
Dec26

Someone Shared My Supposedly Private Family Photo! The Nerve! – Randi Zuckerberg

Randi Zuckerberg – sister of Facebook co-creator, CEO and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg – flipped out on Twitter recently. Why? Because someone had the nerve to publicly share a family photo the lady Zuckerberg wanted to be for friends’ eyes only. She even thought it was the opportune time to lecture people about “human decency”. On Twitter, Randi Zuckerberg said: Digital etiquette: always ask permission before posting a...

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What Not To Post On Facebook And Social Media Outlets
Dec21

What Not To Post On Facebook And Social Media Outlets

A professional investigator is encouraging social media users to take heed of what they post on Facebook, and he listed things to avoid in online posts. “What goes on your Facebook page and other Internet sites stays available forever,” says Chris Procopis, a Stamford-based research investigator and managing director of LexPro Research. “A picture of you drunk at a frat party can follow you around for the rest of...

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Facebook Denies Leak of Private Messages on Timeline
Sep27

Facebook Denies Leak of Private Messages on Timeline

Facebook has denied allegations that some users’ old private messages are leaking on their accounts’ public walls, adding that user privacy remains intact. The world’s largest social network is charged of exposing users’ private messages to their Timeline, but it claims those messages have always been public and are merely very old. “A small number of users raised concerns after what they believed to be private messages...

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