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5 simple privacy tips for instant improvements

The lack of online privacy is a big problem, and with Facebook’s controversial proposed privacy policy changes, it’s only getting worse. Luckily, we’ve got 5 easy privacy tips that will immediately cut down on your unwanted digital footprint. Web users know that their information is floating around on the Internet because they intentionally share certain […]

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WhatsApp + Facebook: When does the sharing end?

This week, WhatsApp announced that it would finally be sharing its users personal information, including your mobile phone number, and other personal information with Facebook advertising and marketing. This will allow Facebook to market target advertising opportunities to your “truest social graph” – the people and groups who message you and who you message back, daily. 

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Meet the Facebook Privacy Dinosaur (a.k.a. @PrivacyDino)

If you’re using the “public” share option on Facebook, chances are you’ve already met the prehistoric creature of the moment—the Facebook Privacy Dinosaur. The benign-looking blue dinosaur, unofficially dubbed the Privacy Dinosaur, is being tested with a limited number of Facebook users who choose to share posts publicly, rather than with only friends. The dino […]

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Online tracking could kill your credit score

If you’re friends with financially irresponsible people on Facebook, you might be irresponsible yourself. At least that’s what some lending companies believe, and it’s why they’re incorporating thousands of online data points into their determinations of people’s creditworthiness. It’s the subject of a great CNNMoney story this week by Katie Lobosco. As many as 8,000 […]

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The future of passwords: how sharing with your friends can beef up your security and reduce websites’ data breach risks

If you have online accounts, you’re going to start seeing a lot of two new technologies that help keep your personal data secure and private online. One calls upon your friends to prove that you’re you if you need to recover a forgotten password. The other lets you create and use a password on a […]

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