Facebook makes an important move by replacing the Photo Sync feature from its main smartphone app with a new standalone app, called Moments. This will force users to download it, if they want to post their pictures to Facebook. This app promises an easier way to share photos but is only available on iOS and Android. You don’t have it yet in Windows 10, Windows Phone or other platforms. How will this work?
In previous articles we talked about "revenge porn" and how to report it to Microsoft and Google - the companies making the two most used search engines on the web. But what if you are a victim of "revenge porn" and the images or videos that contain nude or sexually explicit materials with you are shared via Facebook? In the end, if people want to harm you, they can do an even “better" job using social media. Fortunately, Facebook has never been a friend of people posting such materials on their network. Here’s how to report "revenge porn" to Facebook:
In the previous article I discussed the primary ways you can secure your Facebook account. In this article I'll talk about several additional settings you can (and should) tweak to make even more sure you're safe while you post and read. You will learn how to post on Facebook in a private manner, block people you don't want to interact with and choose who can look you up on Facebook. There's plenty of ground to cover so let's get started:
Nowadays it seems like nearly everyone is on Facebook. It's a great way to connect with your friends and family, get in touch with people from your past, and share what's happening in your life. But it's also a place where your personal information can get stolen, your computer infected, and your friends' computers and information compromised as well. Wherever people gather in cyberspace these days, cyber bad guys gather as well. Even though the Facebook interface changes frequently and they keep trying to make it safer, it's still all too easy to give out information you should have kept private. In this article we'll talk about the most important ways to set your Facebook account to keep away the bad guys. In the next article we'll go into other Facebook settings that will help safeguard your privacy.
Facebook has now become an important part of our lives. It keeps us connected with family and friends through photos, videos and other types of information. If you want to keep your Facebook profile up-to-date with your latest pictures, as easy and as quick as possible, you should use Microsoft's Photo Gallery. Instead of opening your browser, connecting to Facebook, and uploading each photo, you can upload them really quickly straight from Photo Gallery. Here's how it works:
We all have Facebook friends who post way too much public information or friends who have had their accounts hacked and used to distribute spam or malware. If you don’t want to be like them, the best solution is to install a security application for your Facebook account. We have tested the five most popular Facebook security apps and we have lots of interesting data to share. Which is the best security application for your Facebook account? Read this comparison to find out.
One of the most used security applications for Facebook is named secure.me. This free application is developed by Avast! and it promises to protect both your Facebook account and that of your child. But, is it a good security application? Is it worth using? Let's find out in this review.
We continue our Security for Everyone series by testing a different kind of security app for Facebook - one that evaluates how safe your posting habits are. One that shows how reckless you are when posting on this social network. We are talking about ZoneAlarm Privacy Scan. Read this article to learn how it works and how it can be useful to you.
The next guest in our series is ESET Social Media Scanner - a great looking security app for Facebook. It is bundled with the desktop security products sold by ESET but it can also be used by Facebook users who don't use such software. But, before you do use it and give it access to your Facebook account, it is best to learn how it works and whether it is worth installing. Find out more in this review.
Today, we continue our Security for Everyone series by reviewing another security app for Facebook - Norton Safe Web. This app is free and can also be used by people who don't necessarily use Norton antivirus or internet security software. Let's learn about how it works and how good or bad it is, from this quick review.