Category Archives: Privacy Online

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Protecting Your Family Photos Online

Protecting Your Family Photos Online

This week I appeared on the Channel 10 TV Morning Show Studio 10 to discuss with the panel a recent story that was doing the rounds on media about a pair of Dutch Cyber Safety Vigilanties who had created a website called Koppie Koppie, where they are advertising coffee mugs for sale with stolen photos of… Continue Reading

Latest Advanced Facebook Privacy Settings!

Here is the latest “Advanced Facebook Privacy Settings” 2015. Step By Step Video. If you want to protect your privacy from non-friends which might include scammers, acquaintances, work mates or snoopers! This is the easy way for you to set up all those complicated settings. I also explain how to set some other settings which… Continue Reading

Google+ Privacy Settings

Google+ Privacy Settings

Although Google+ is not one of the most popular social networks, many people set up a profile and regularly post to it to help with their Google search rankings and to comment on YouTube. It’s really worth having a poke around the privacy settings in Google+ so that anything you post there is protected if… Continue Reading

Is Facebook Messenger Safe For Kids?

Is Facebook Messenger Safe For Kids?

Facebook messenger as a standalone app has been available over a year, but Facebook are now forcing mobile Facebook users to use the standalone app rather than messaging within the mobile Facebook app. Facebook has already phased out messaging through the mobile Facebook app, you now get a prompt to download the New 9.1 Facebook Messaging app… Continue Reading

Instagram Is NOT Safe For Kids!

Instagram is a lovely app….for adults.  Yes it’s available for teens aged 13+ but here’s the thing. Instagram is really a search engine for billions of images. Your child can search for anything on Instagram, cats, celebrities, dogs, funny photos and ….porn. Instagram is also a photo sharing and messaging app. For cyber savvy parents… Continue Reading

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