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What To Do About Facebook Friend Hacks!

May 10, 2013
What To Do About Facebook Friend Hacks!

Hacks mimic identity of your friend to access your information Friends connecting on Facebook, more than ever, is something that needs to be respected and trusted. Recently a number of people including me have received friend requests on Facebook from people they know. Why is this unusual? Because these requests are from people who...
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Changes to hiding from public search on Facebook

January 21, 2013
Changes to hiding from public search on Facebook

Recent changes to the Facebook privacy settings, has made it difficult for users to conceal their personal profiles, as Facebook has removed the ability to hide from public search.  Facebook profiles have the ability to be located through the Facebook search function and in some cases via search engine sites such as Google. However...
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No more hiding from public search in Facebook

December 14, 2012
No more hiding from public search in Facebook

Facebook has again made changes with new privacy settings, which will start rolling out to accounts over the next few weeks. One of the changes is to the Public Search option which is being removed. Facebook account holders who previously used this privacy setting will no longer have this option. This means that as...
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Social Media Quick Tip: How you & your agency can stay safe while using social media

September 20, 2012
Social Media Quick Tip: How you & your agency can stay safe while using social media

Staying safe online is about connecting and sharing with those you trust Editor’s note: The SMILE (Social Media, the Internet and Law Enforcement) Conference provides officers with all the technical hands-on skills and the practical knowledge to utlitze social media platforms for public outreach, crime prevention and forensics. The conference is a great opportunity...
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