Author: Larry Magid

Google reining in too much of a good thing

May 10, 2018

The common expression “too much of a good thing” can apply to almost everything that we enjoy, including the internet and mobile devices. My grandparents understood that, but apparently, many of my contemporaries don’t when it comes to tech. I’m guilty as well.

Twitter urges users to change password

May 3, 2018

In a statement, Twitter urged users to change their passwords after disclosing “Due to a bug, passwords were written to an internal log before completing the hashing

Facebook simplifies privacy settings

March 28, 2018

Last week I wrote about Facebook’s rather complicated privacy settings and, as I said at the time, “I wish it weren’t necessary for me to write this column.” I actually had two reasons for saying that.

How to control your Facebook privacy and apps

March 21, 2018

There have been a lot of news stories about Facebook privacy, including personal information being collected and provided to political campaigns. Some people are angry and there is now a movement to #DeleteFacebook.

How to control your Facebook privacy including apps

March 21, 2018

There have been a lot of news stories about Facebook privacy, including personal information being collected and provided to political campaigns. Fortunately, there are ways to control your privacy on Facebook but it doesn’t happen automatically. You have to take steps to make it happen.
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