Facebook: We Failed at Removing Hate Speech

May 30, 2013 15:40:44Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Facebook: We Failed at Removing Hate Speech In a somewhat surprising move, social network giant Facebook Inc. came forward to admit that it had failed to remove hate speech posted on the site in an appropriate time span. The announcement comes shortly after women's rights advocates called out the service for hate speech and several advertising companies pull... Read More

New Facebook Partnerships Help Save Money, but at What Cost?

May 29, 2013 19:10:17Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

New Facebook Partnerships Help Save Money, but at What Cost? Facebook is launching a new service known as Cartwheel. Through the stratagem, users will be able to see promotions for certain products from various retailers they enjoy. It could definitely help people save money, but Hemu Nigam, CEO of SSP Blue, an online security firm, recently penned an article on HLN.com about th... Read More

Niche Websites Are One of the Dangers of Online Dating

May 29, 2013 16:07:50Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Niche Websites Are One of the Dangers of Online Dating The Internet has revolutionized the way we connect with each other, making it easier for individuals from unique walks of life to find one another. This is part of what makes online dating so successful - there are websites out there for everyone from cat lovers to car enthusiasts. These niche group websites can be a g... Read More

Are Teens Better at Managing Mobile Privacy?

May 22, 2013 15:18:22Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Are Teens Better at Managing Mobile Privacy? Many of today's teenagers don't remember a time without the Internet. They've grown up using Google searches in the classroom, and only know a world in which you can text pictures to friends with just a few taps. Because they've been surrounded by modern technology since they were kids, it's possibl... Read More

Snapchat Not Free From Mobile Privacy Woes

May 21, 2013 14:49:31Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Snapchat Not Free From Mobile Privacy Woes Snapchat is the latest app to make a big splash in the social communication realm. The service allows users to send photos to each other and designate how long they want pictures to be available before they're automatically deleted from the recipient's device. Typically, users only let photos exist for a few se... Read More

May Is Scammer Awareness Month. Can You Spot a Dating Scam?

May 15, 2013 17:52:37Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

May Is Scammer Awareness Month. Can You Spot a Dating Scam? May is Scam Awareness Month, a time for Internet users to remind themselves of common scams and take time to ensure they are doing everything possible to avoid falling victim to an online scheme. Those who use services like OKCupid or Match.com must be extra vigilant, as scams are one of the dangers of online dating. L... Read More

The Single Mistake These 10 "Pros" Make

May 14, 2013 13:47:25Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

The Single Mistake These 10 What single mistake do nine types of professionals make on a daily basis? It sounds like the opening of a joke, but there's no humor in this situation. It's true - there is a single misstep that ten different types of pros make every day, and the results can be disastrous for mobile privacy. So what error are t... Read More

Are You Logging Into Facebook Safely?

May 4, 2013 13:57:41Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Are You Logging Into Facebook Safely? How often do you log in to Facebook? Do you sign in once in the morning and then stay logged in all day, or do you frequently find yourself entering your password over and over? Though it may seem like a small concern, logging in to social networking sites can be a risky process if not done correctly. Entering the wron... Read More

Developer Jailbreaks Google Glass, Reveals Its Hidden Dangers

May 2, 2013 16:34:24Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Developer Jailbreaks Google Glass, Reveals Its Hidden Dangers Google's latest project, Google Glass, is one of the most hotly anticipated piece of technology around. Though it's still in its development stage, many are looking forward to these wearable computers, which will allow users to take pictures and video, send text messages and look up information online, complete... Read More

Pros and Cons of Cell Phones In Schools

May 1, 2013 01:41:01Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Pros and Cons of Cell Phones In Schools Mobile phones are an everyday part of life for modern workers, but are they also useful tools for students? There have been many arguments for and against smart phones in classrooms, with proponents saying they can boost learning and opponents citing mobile privacy threats and other issues. Let's take a look at bot... Read More