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.
Ever since 9/11 our rights have been slowly eroded. The mantra being that we need to do these things for security. To which I quote Benjamin Franklin, “Those who would give up their liberty for more security, deserve neither liberty nor security.” It’s not a matter of whether you’re doing something you would be ashamed of (I pray that is not the case with any of you… or me), but rather asking the question, what gives anyone the right to gather private information on anyone, other than if he or she is committing a crime?