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Do You Reveal Too Much About Yourself On Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

As Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn have become an integral part of our everyday routines, sharing private information about ourselves publicly to these channels has in turn become the norm which, in some cases, can be hazardous.

In the face of Twitter account hacks, the recent controversy over the NSA’s data mining, and Facebook phishing, how do you keep your data safe?

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Online Trust Alliance’s 2013 Honor Roll Report Names Twitter #1 In Consumer Protection

The Online Trust Alliance’s 2013 Honor Roll report, a comprehensive audit of the Internet’s most visible companies, has given Twitter the stamp of approval for voluntary best practices, consumer protection and self-regulation.

Read on to see how Twitter came out on top in the OTA audit, and other key takeaways from the report.

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5 Tips For Protecting Your Twitter Account From Hackers

On the Internet, privacy and security are major concerns, especially as hacking on Twitter is more rampant than ever.

In order to protect your Twitter account from hackers – be they intentionally targeting your account, or including you in a systematic sweep – follow these five tips, below.

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Easy New Year’s Resolution: Clean Up Your App Permissions With One Handy App

The New Year is a great time to take stock of your Twitter account, making sure your bio is optimized, your avatar is a good reflection of you and the list of who you follow is honed.

One easy first Twitter New Year’s Resolution is to clean up your Twitter permissions – in fact, all your social media permissions – with an all-in-one app called MyPermissions.

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5 Things You Should Never, Ever Share On Twitter

Twitter is a network that praises transparency. If you’re honest about who you are, you can’t go wrong in your tweets, right?

Well, there’s honest as in “I made a mistake and now I’m owning up to it”, but there’s also honest as in “here is all my personal info, do with it what you will”. In your path to honesty and transparency online, here are 5 things you should never, ever share.
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Twitter Will Appeal Court Order To Release Protester’s Tweets

Think all the big tech companies could give a shoot less about your privacy concerns? Think again.

Twitter is smacking the ball back at the U.S. government and appealing a court order to release a protester’s tweets.

Your move, cyber spies!
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Twitter Gets 3.5/4 Stars When It Comes To Protecting Your Privacy [STUDY]

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has rated the top internet companies on their efforts to protect user privacy when governments request access. And Twitter gets a stellar 3.5 out of 4 stars – the second highest rating among its peers.
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TweetDeck Releases New Features [VIDEO]

binoculars looking through blindsTweetdeck released some new features today and there’s one item that is particularly interesting. If you’re hearing spy music play in your mind, then the image accompanying this post has done its job.
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Catch 5 Jewel Thieves Using Social Media And Win $5,000

woman using binoculars Do you plan to take the TAG Challenge in ten days? No, it isn’t a gimmick promoting a new body spray. And it isn’t another time-consuming app for your iPhone. It’s a social gaming competition where participants are tasked with using social media to get out in the real world and find and then photograph five fictional jewel thieves. The first team to accomplish this task wins $5,000. And chances are, the winning team will rely primarily on Twitter.
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Twitter (And 17 Others) Being Sued For Privacy Violations

Twitter is one defendant among 17 being named in a privacy lawsuit. The company and its co-defendants are being accused by 13 individuals of uploading user address books on smartphones without permission or notification.
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