Safety And Security On Facebook – What You Need To Know To Protect Your Account

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by Richard Cameron   Ever since Facebook arrived on the scene in Cambridge, Mass in 2004 (yes, that far back), it has been surrounded with controversy and detractors.  Anything that has such a wide reach throughout the fabric of society is bound to. Much of the criticism is valid. Facebook has provided not only a platform for social interaction, but also for government surveillance of citizens and for opportunists looking to exploit or steal your personal data. I have also written about the phenomenon of “Facebook Jail” – a place…

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Feeling Safe on Facebook: How to Protect Your Profile, and Group Basics

By Janice Barlow ALERT! LANGUAGE CONTENT WARNING! If you are reading this, you are reading an online media publication. You likely have either a Facebook account, a Twitter account, or some other form of social media account. You probably use it regularly. You’ve possibly seen some things you wish you hadn’t, or you know of others who have. I want to give you some basics concerning how to protect yourself on Facebook so that you maintain safety both on and offline. Here are some very basic do’s and don’t’s 1.    Always…

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