Category Archives: Facebook

Facebook Social Media Advice, including Facebook Messenger

Facebook Identity Theft Scam On The Rise!

Facebook Identity Theft Scam On The Rise!

There’s a very nasty scam going around on Facebook that seems to be on the increase! A friend of yours messages/P.M’s  you on Facebook, and after asking after your health starts to talk to you about winning lots of money, $50,000.00, in one example. If you keep chatting with them you could be persuaded to click… 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

How Effective Is Parental Supervision Online?

How Can Parents Supervise Kids To Keep Them Safe From Harm? There is a belief by some parents that they can allow their underage child access to adult and teen social media and messaging apps, as long as they supervise their child’s accounts and have educational talks with them. Many mobile apps used on iPods… 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

Digital Reputation So Important For Teens

Digital Reputation So Important For Teens

I like this video, it shows perfectly what happens when you combine a lack of understanding around digital reputation, cyber bullying accountability and lack of privacy settings. All are very very important for all of us. Be sure that you educate your teens how to behave online, what the consequences of being a cyber bully… Continue Reading

Parents And Children Need To Watch This. Safety Online

Parents And Children Need To Watch This. Safety Online

Video from The Child Exploitation & Online Protection Agency. ” CEOPs Thinkuknow education programme that helps children to understand what constitutes personal information. The assembly enables children to understand that they need to be just as protective of their personal information online, as they are in the real world. It also directs where to go and… Continue Reading