FTC Finalizes Settlement With Facebook

Aug 13, 2012 16:33:35Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

FTC Finalizes Settlement With Facebook The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finalized their settlement with Facebook this past Friday. Facebook will now be required to be clear with its settings so none of its users are unwittingly sharing information that can hurt their internet privacy, according to The Associated Press. Facebook members started filing comp... Read More

Privacy experts speak out after Twitter users posted debit card information

Jul 17, 2012 16:03:40Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Privacy experts speak out after Twitter users posted debit card information News reports revealed last week that certain Twitter users are posting pictures of their debit and credit cards on the social media site, allowing any criminal access to their cards - and money. Now, experts from around the world are speaking out to inform more people about the dangers of posting these pictures online.... Read More

Word to the wise: Never tweet your debit card number

Jul 9, 2012 13:39:18Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Word to the wise: Never tweet your debit card number There have been numerous news stories as of late explaining the importance of protecting online privacy, and yet some Americans are still offering up personal information on the web. According to the Los Angeles Times, a Twitter account is taking advantage of when users post pictures of their debit cards, making it eas... Read More

Facebook's privacy changes vote sees little response

Jun 26, 2012 16:32:19Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Facebook's privacy changes vote sees little response Internet privacy is a topic that gets a lot of attention these days, especially when it comes to various social networks. Sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+ are constantly updating their privacy tactics to ensure users are protected, but a recent change in Facebook's privacy policy left many feeling as tho... Read More

Facebook asking users for their phone numbers as a security measure

Jun 18, 2012 13:11:29Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Facebook asking users for their phone numbers as a security measure The popular social media site Facebook has continually adapted and improved their privacy settings to keep their users protected, and now they are asking for one more thing. The site is now requesting that its users disclose their cellphone number to the site in an effort to boost security, according to TechCrunch. Sta... Read More

Social media can help the jobless find employment

Jun 14, 2012 14:07:26Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Social media can help the jobless find employment Those who are looking for a job may want to ensure they are set up with all the various social media accounts including Facebook and Twitter, and the most important - LinkedIn. According to The Kansas City Star, LinkedIn far surpasses Twitter and Facebook when it comes to job postings, and the site is known for success... Read More

Facebook considering lowering age requirement, parents worried about cyberbullying

Jun 11, 2012 13:52:52Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Facebook considering lowering age requirement, parents worried about cyberbullying  Facebook is now considering allowing kids 13 and under to join the social networking site, a move which has encountered a great deal of opposition, according to The Washington Post. Kids are already spending more time than ever online and they are sharing their picture, location details and personal information - and t... Read More

What not to share on Facebook

Jun 7, 2012 14:17:12Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

What not to share on Facebook Facebook and other social media sites have millions of users across the globe. Many of the visitors find such websites entertaining and useful, and enjoy reading personal anecdotes their friends and family members post. However, there is such a thing as over-sharing, according to HowStuffWorks. Personal conversations a... Read More

Staying safe while using Craigslist

Jun 7, 2012 14:14:56Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Staying safe while using Craigslist  Craigslist started out in 1995 as a way for one man to let his friends know about various events, and it has turned into the world's largest virtual flea market, with 40 million people from around the world using it each month, according to Socket.net. However, just like many other successful technological advancem... Read More

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