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The Roots of Social Networking – Where It Began

The Roots of Social Networking – Where It Began

Social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace have dominated the Internet as the most visited websites in the last seven or eight years, beating out information centric sites such as Wikipedia and the search engines Google and Yahoo.  As it turns out, people have attempted to connect with each other through computers since the very […]

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Facebook New Timeline Format Guide

Facebook New Timeline Format Guide

In less than 5 days, Facebook, the popular social network is offering a new Timeline format for its users. If you’re unsure what to do, you can read the Timeline guide to get you started before the change is made by Facebook. This guide explains the changes in detail and it will help you make […]

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The Perfect Crime

The Perfect Crime

Your location is now known by your friends and family thanks to the service by Foursquare. This would be the perfect time for a former friend to take revenge against you. This so-called friend you pissed off now wants harm done to you like their worst enemy. The prefect crime is about to unfold. You […]

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Facebook Charging Fees?

Facebook Charging Fees?

What if Facebook were to turn off or abbreviate certain features of its popular social network, would you be willing to pay for full access? Let’s say that 10% of the 700 million users were willing to pay a reoccurring monthly fee of $2.99 to enable all features in full. This would equate to almost […]

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Social Networking Dangers – Do You Know Your Friends Well?

Social Networking Dangers – Do You Know Your Friends Well?

Internet Security will always be a concern, and as more and more social networks emerge, identity theft is becoming more easier than ever. “Tweeting Thieves” may become the next generation’s new label for “hacker” – and the catch is you don’t need the expertise to recover data from hard drives in order to do it! […]

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Facebook Lottery Scam

Facebook Lottery Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from Facebook, claiming that the recipient has won a cash prize of $900,000.00 USD. The email is a phishing scam where the sender is looking to obtain personal information to be used for other illegal activities. This is one of the worst scams I have seen in quite some […]

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Facebook Safer with Web of Trust

Facebook Safer with Web of Trust

Facebook and WOT (Web of Trust) go together like peanut butter and jelly. The WOT Firefox and Internet Explorer add-on can help you stay safer from the dangers on Facebook. We all love to share links on Facebook with our friends and family, but sometimes we don’t know the dangers of what we are sharing […]

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Facebook The Cyber Criminals Network

Facebook The Cyber Criminals Network

The social network giant continues to be targeted by cyber criminals and there’s no evidence on how Facebook will defend against such attacks. One of my biggest concerns is the amount of scams that are displayed via ads on Facebook. When will Facebook start moderating who advertises on their network? Facebook needs to protect its […]

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Beware of Facebook Credits Scam

Beware of Facebook Credits Scam

There’s a chat message going around about getting 500 Facebook credits free. If you receive such a message like the image below, don’t click on the link. The message is not being sent from your friend, it’s from a program that has permission to send messages from your friends account. This scam can easily fool […]

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Ceglia Versus Zuckerberg for Stake in Facebook

Ceglia Versus Zuckerberg for Stake in Facebook

It has been said and dragged through the mud that Mark Zuckerberg stole the idea of Facebook from his college buddies; even the movie “The Social Network” depicted such. Many think it’s true that he should split the value among those who created Facebook, but Mark has denied and dismissed these claims. On Monday, Mark […]

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Facebook Survey Stalker App

Facebook Survey Stalker App

Once again the crooks have re-invented a way to dupe millions of Facebook users into believing they can actually see who has viewed their Facebook wall. The first thing a user will see is the standard Facebook application request dialog – requesting your permission to grant a third-party app access to your Facebook profile. Once […]

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Facebook Trojan Spreads Rapidly

Facebook Trojan Spreads Rapidly

This is becoming a big problem and it’s time that Facebook step up and moderate what Apps are shared on their network. Facebook and its 600 million plus users is the perfect playground for cyber criminals to spread their malicious viruses, Trojans and Malware. The problem is users are receiving shares from friends who are […]

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