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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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Valentine’s Day privacy tips: 5 ways to make your online love life less public

Happy Valentine’s Day! Yesterday we posted the results of a 1,000-person survey on social networks, online dating, and privacy. Today we present 5 easy ways for people to keep their relationships more private. Feel free to spread the tips (and the love). Keep your passwords and usernames to yourself. Relationships are all about sharing, but […]

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Is Facebook the third wheel in your relationship? Our survey results say yes.

We polled 1,000 people about their online sharing habits and views on privacy surrounding Valentine’s Day, and the results show just how entangled Facebook and other sites have become in people’s romantic relationships. Some of the juiciest findings are below. Respondents could also optionally comment on how the Internet and online privacy has affected their […]

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3 little things for big online privacy improvements

This Monday (Jan. 28) is the 6th annual Data Privacy Day, a day dedicated to controlling your digital footprint and drawing attention to the privacy risks that people across the world encounter. Two privacy reports released this week by Microsoft and Google show that people have more cause than ever before to be concerned about online […]

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9 easy ways to beat identity thieves

Stealing your identity is big business for scammers, costing each victim an average of $5,000 a year. Luckily, there are some easy things you can do on your own to make yourself a harder target. It’s all about reducing the size of your digital footprint and keeping your data out of the hands of people […]

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