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Give your Twitter account a good spring cleaning

The following post is by Chris Crosby, the Co-Founder and Managing Director of SociallyActive. SociallyActive is the leading provider of social-privacy monitoring for teens. We give parents the tools to help you protect your children on social networks. If you’re on Twitter, you may have found yourself wanting to review and remove some of your past tweets. While […]

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Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher learn value of privacy post-divorce

A Daily Mail article on an unflattering picture of Demi Moore’s hairy legs ended up serving as an unlikely privacy story on both the former Mrs. Kutcher and Ashton himself. The two are going through a highly public divorce after an even more public marriage: they went everywhere together, tweeted each other constantly, and were […]

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8 essential facebook photo privacy tips

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, then Facebook is an encyclopedia about all of us. You never know when a Facebook photo of you will come back to haunt you in a job search, a first date, a college application, or just embarrass you. Lock down your photos and limit your risks with these […]

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Facebook Likes predict sexual orientation, religion, and more

A new study takes the saying “what you like says a lot about you” to a whole new level. Researchers from Cambridge University analyzed 58,000 Facebook profiles and found that a person’s Facebook Likes, which are public by default, are highly accurate in predicting personal, sometimes sensitive details about him or her. Simply analyzing a […]

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EU regulators unhappy with Google’s inaction on its new privacy policy

European regulators may take action against Google regarding the company’s March 2012 privacy policy changes. Google consolidated their policy, combining 60 separate documents into one agreement that spans across all of their products, including YouTube, Gmail, Google+, and their Android smartphone. Google says the consolidation is meant to improve the user experience as well as […]

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