Don’t Fall for Automated Reputation Management Services

So this totally sounds like a scam. The fact that Mashable posted this makes me lose a bit of respect for them as well. This is the title of the post on Mashable: Change the Top Google Search Result for Your Name for Free This is supposedly a service from Norton. Norton can’t guarantee what […]

Employers: You Might Not Be Able to Demand Access to Employee’s Social Media Accounts

On June 18, 2012 the PA House of Representatives introduced Bill 2332, also known as – PA’s Social Media Privacy Protection Act. The bill is meant deter employers from requesting social media passwords and access to personal social media accounts of employees and prospective employees. Employers are still able to view and use what is found […]

Google’s New Privacy Policy To go Into Effect on March 1

Google recently announced their new privacy policy which will go into effect on March 1, 2012. Here’s the overview of the new plan: Effective March 1st, Google will be consolidating over 60 different privacy policies across Google properties and replacing them with one that they say is a lot shorter and easier to read. The new […]

Facebook Updates Privacy Controls: Streamlines Inline Privacy Control

“New: Control privacy inline – when you post or after.” With Google’s new Google+ network Facebook has been forced to look at their privacy setting and tools again. Their reaction has been to update how you can control your privacy settings. Below is a quick pictorial tour of how the new tool works.   Who […]

Facebook Allows to Access User’s Home Address & Mobile Number

In the latest privacy debate surrounding Facebook: Facebook Allows Developers to Access Users Home Address & Mobile Numbers: Read the Facebook blog post announcing change This could be something potentially dangerous, as a large majority of people don’t understand the privacy settings. When adding an app you will be prompted to allow the app to […]

Do You Need the Damn it My Mom is on Facebook Filter?

Is your mom getting too involved in your social life? Check out this new app Damn it my mom is on Facebook filter. Watch the video below. Brought you by the folks at Saturday Night Live.

Microsoft & Facebook Team up to Make Search More Social – 4 Things You Should Know

Recently Microsoft has been creating relationships that will give their search engine Bing more market share. The deal with Yahoo and Bing that was announced earlier this year, went into effect recently and is a major consolidation of the search industry. Next up Facebook. The idea is to bring what your friends “like” on Facebook […]

Anti-Google Advertisement Aired in Times Square NYC

A consumer watchdog is airing a video attacking Google’s privacy policies. The video shows Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt as the ice cream man giving away ice cream to kids. After giving the kids the ice cream he tells them he is going to take all their secrets. Then he goes on to tell them secrets […]

How Safe Do You Feel Online?

The US government released the first draft of what they are calling the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC)

How Are You Going to Respond to the Facebook Privacy Issue? (Poll)

What are you going to do? Please answer the one question poll below.