Bitdefender, a leading provider of security software for computers, conducted a study in social media to see how easy it was to compromise one’s account. What does this study show? We can learn two things: a) one should not trust anyone they do not personally know online and b) why social media marketing is such a powerful tool.
Since every computer is issued an “Internet Protocol” address (IP address, which is reflected numerically, e.g. 126.96.36.199), wherever you go a digital trail is recorded. Not only is the trail recorded, what you looked at, searched for and clicked on is also captured. Imagine what a company could do with this information? What could the government do? What could a child molester or rapist do? The implications are staggering! But, what choice do we have if we need to use the Internet? You can’t crawl back to the Stone Age! Read on and learn how you can protect yourself and your privacy.
This article was difficult to write, because I had to think of what would help the average user NOT interested in becoming a guru? So this is NOT an end-all be-all article, but rather some things that are sometimes overlooked to make it a more enjoyable experience.
There are three reasons why people use social media and most use it for more than one, and they are: to stay in touch with family and friends, to find information on topics of interest and to market oneself, product or company. Read on and learn more on how to do it effectively.
When it comes to social media, the jury is out; people love it! However, many believe it gives them a license to live an alternate life; a life that if they had no scruples nor anyone who would make them feel ashamed, this is what they would do.
Words have power! When one chooses words to express a message, they should choose them very carefully. Why? Well, quite simply, once words leave your mouth, you can’t take them back. And, the old saying of “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” is not true.