Safety Advice Articles

How to hide your Facebook friends list

December 16, 2009

By Larry Magid In December 2009, Facebooky announced new privacy settings that give users some additional control over what information they share, while taking away the

Avoiding social networking scams

November 23, 2009

By Larry Magid This post originally appeared in the San Jose Mercury News More and more people are using social networking sites, including, sadly, criminals seeking to take

Don’t let your PC become a zombie

August 6, 2009

by Larry Magid Twitter has confirmed that its massive outage on August 6th and subsequent intermittent problems were due to an ongoing denial-of-service attack. Facebook also

Sexting overblown? Yes and *no*

March 25, 2009

Some experts say concerns are overblown, but the legal and psychological consequences for teens cannot be taken too seriously. See
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