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One in Three Teenagers Have Met Strangers After Connecting on Social Media [STUDY]

One in Three Teenagers Have Met Strangers After Connecting on Social Media [STUDY]

A third of 15 to 18 year-olds in the United Kingdom have met a person in “real life” after originally connecting with them for the first time on social media, reveals a new study.

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Heartbleed: Should You Change Your Social Media Passwords? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Heartbleed: Should You Change Your Social Media Passwords? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Heartbleed bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library, which is used throughout the internet by pretty much every major website, ranging from Google to Facebook, Pinterest to Twitter. The security breach was fixed with the latest version of OpenSSL, and the internet was quick to patch the flaw.

However, half a million websites were believed to have been affected by Heartbleed, and it’s the responsibility of admins to install the fix. So… should you change your Twitter password?

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Consumers Trust Social Networks Less Than Any Other Organisation [STUDY]

Consumers Trust Social Networks Less Than Any Other Organisation [STUDY]

Just 12 percent of European consumers trust social networks more than they did a year ago, with almost half trusting them less, a change that is significantly above every other organisation – including financial institutions – reveals a new study.

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Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram – Social Media Security Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram - Social Media Security Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

In the past 5 years social media growth has exploded around the globe and, as platforms such as Twitter and Facebook expand and begin to increasingly mirror and reflect “real life”, they take on many of the problems of the offline world, too.

For example: security. With millions of social media views, updates and registrations taking place literally each and every minute, the potential for identify thieves, hackers and good, old-fashioned burglars to exploit your personal information has never been greater.

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60% Of UK Social Networkers Are Concerned Their Information Is Being Monitored [STUDY]

60% Of UK Social Networkers Are Concerned Their Information Is Being Monitored [STUDY]

Six in 10 internet users in the United Kingdom are concerned that social networks are monitoring or collecting their information, with female and older users more concerned than males and the younger generation, suggests new research from TNS BMRB.

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Apple, Facebook, Zendesk, Twitter – Was Your Data Compromised In 2013? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Apple, Facebook, Zendesk, Twitter - Was Your Data Compromised In 2013? [INFOGRAPHIC]

2013 was a great year for social media, but a lousy year for digital privacy – certainly if the large number of serious data breaches of some of the most widely used services on the web are used as a measure.

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2 Million Accounts Compromised From Twitter, Facebook, Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn

2 Million Accounts Compromised From Twitter, Facebook, Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn

Malware has captured login credentials from more than 2 million users worldwide on Twitter, Facebook, Google, Yahoo and LinkedIn, reports Mashable.

A new report from web security firm Trustwave shares that hackers have been using Pony malware to steal usernames and passwords across these sites.

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How To Use Social Media To Find The Personal Info Of Complete Strangers (And Really Freak Them Out)

How To Use Social Media To Find The Personal Info Of Complete Strangers (And Really Freak Them Out)

When you’re sharing photos on Instagram, writing tweets on Twitter and updating your status on Facebook, do you ever give any thought to the information that you’re sending out to the world?

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5 Threats To Your Security When Using Social Media

5 Threats To Your Security When Using Social Media

Social networking has changed the way we interact with friends and associates. While social networks, like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, FourSquare, and Google+, play a significant role in our lives, they are also a high risk for security threats.

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The Financial Risks Of Sharing Too Much On Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Financial Risks Of Sharing Too Much On Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media has been a global phenomenon for less than a decade, but the concept of sharing information online on platforms such as Twitter and Facebook with friends, family, co-workers, clients, contacts and, yes, complete strangers, has become effectively second-nature.

We just do it.

Which is all well and good, right up until the point when you share just a little too much and it all goes horribly wrong.

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