Category Archives: Digital Reputation

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“Dating” App Tinder Changes Age Restriction To 17+ On iTunes

“Dating” app “Tinder” has had their age restriction increased on the iTunes app store. It was previously 12+ it has now been increased to 17+ as have many other “Dating” apps on the iTunes store recently. There has been quite a bit of negative publicity around Tinder lately in regards to teenagers using it to meet… Continue Reading

Vine Video Enables Video Messages

Important: Enable Your Privacy Settings On Vine! The popular video sharing app Vine has recently released an update, Vine now includes private text and video messaging between users and non users. Instagram has had private photo or video messaging for a few months, so it’s not surprising that Vine has now launched the same option.… Continue Reading

How To Have Open Communication With Your Children About Digital Technology

Family At The Dinner Table? What ever happened to eating dinner around the family dining room table together? Does your family still do this? Our family tends to let our family dinners lapse a bit when we are on school holidays, but we go back to regular family dinner table gatherings once back into the… Continue Reading

Facebook Reverses Teens Privacy with Public Posts

Facebook Reverses Teens Privacy with Public Posts

Facebook announced last week that the privacy settings have changed for Teens on Facebook. Previously when teenage users of Facebook (aged between 13yrs and 18yrs) posted, they could not select the option to public post, unless they lied about their age and put it over 18yrs. Teenage posts were only able to go out to… Continue Reading

Facebook Disabled Hide Your Name From Facebook Search

Facebook Disabled Hide Your Name From Facebook Search

  Facebook have just announced that they have disabled the setting in privacy where you could hide your name from Facebook’s search engine. Not to be confused with Hiding your Facebook profile from Public search engines like Google…I’ll explain. Previously, you could hide your Facebook profile name from being able to be searched within Facebook’s… Continue Reading

California’s New Law For Minors To Take Down Embarrassing Content From The Internet

Our children shouldn’t have their childhood/teen escapades and embarrassing moments haunt them for the rest of their days due to their youthful indiscretions being stored on social media and being found through online search. We’d like to think that our kids can mess up a little and start their adult lives with a clean slate… Continue Reading

Facebook’s New Data Use Policy Wants To Use Your Name & Photo In Advertising

Facebook have just announced proposals for new changes to their terms of service. Facebook have allowed objections and comments from their users for 7 days until they decide if they go ahead with this. You can make your comments under the announcement here along with the hundreds of others so far. As I’m not a… Continue Reading