Social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat have become an aspect of daily life that many can’t imagine themselves without. In 2017, Statista found that 81% of Americans, and approximately 1.98 billion people worldwide, have at least one social media profile. We’ve gathered all of our social media tips for using these platforms safely and securely, while also getting the most out of what each social network has to offer.
Social Media Tips for Security
Follow this checklist of 13 ways to protect your privacy and your identity while you schmooze on social.
Security might not be your main focus while your socializing online, but social media security is essential to keeping you safe online… Read More
Learn how to talk to your kids about the dangers of social media, and how to spot the signs that they are in trouble.
The rise in popularity of social media sites over the last ten years hasn’t just been driven by adults. A study by the AACAP estimates that 60% of thirteen to seventeen year olds have at least one social media profile… Read More
If you use your Facebook account to log in to websites and other accounts, you are making your accounts and pesonal information more vulnerable to cybercriminals.
Despite how easy it is to use, there are a few risks you should be aware of when opting for social login… Read More
You may be on social media sites every day, but how ofter are you thinking about the security of your accounts? Follow these 4 social media tips to increase the security of your accounts.
If you are concerned about your social media security or simply want to take preemptive steps to protect your accounts, follow the check-up guide below… Read More
Detox doesn’t necessarily mean give it up entirely. We have a 4 step plan to help you detox from social media a little bit at a time.
One of the latest trends might just surprise you. Instead of staying glued to social media, many people are taking a social media detox… Read More
Facebook Tips & Tricks
In light of the Cambridge Analytic scandal and the fallout for Facebook, we explore how to better protect your private information from third party apps.
You could still be allowing third party apps to access your own data without even realizing it… Read More
From saving posts for later, to temporarily unfollowing contacts, these 6 features can make your Facebook experience more enjoyable.
Facebook is a great place to connect with friends and family, but it’s not always easy to use. Thanks to some useful Facebook features, it’s easier than ever to socialize on your terms… Read More
Learn how to protect your account and your private information, or it could end up in the wrong hands.
While Facebook is one of the main forms of entertainment and socialization for people the world over, it has also become prime hunting grounds for many scammers… Read More
In 2016, Mark Zuckerberg laid out the 10 year plan for Facebook, including VR. It will be interesting to see how this evolves
Below is a snapshot of Facebook’s current 3, 5 and 10 year plans, with full VR integration planned for completion in 10 years time… Read More
Has Facebook lost its lustre for you? Here’s why you might still find it useful if you’re no longer a fan, but also why it might be time to let it go.
Can you imagine life without Facebook? It’s become such a major part of the Internet that potential dates, employers, and even friends immediately turn to Facebook to research you… Read More
Find out how to set your Trusted Contacts in Facebook to help you log in in case you get locked out.
Google recently introduced an app called Trusted Contacts, but Facebook already has a feature by the same name. So, are they the same or not? Read More
Facebook hoaxes come and go, but the privacy hoax makes the rounds every year or so. Pass this article along to the next person who posts the hoax and their timeline.
You’ve probably seen at least one of your friends posting about Facebook privacy. The Facebook privacy hoax comes and goes, but it never fails to go viral each time it makes the rounds… Read More
It’s best to leave some things unsaid, and unshared, on Facebook. Your privacy and personal safety could depend on your discretion.
Social media encourages people to share, but oversharing on Facebook and other sites has become a serious problem… Read More
These hidden Facebook features range from genuinely useful to just plain fun.
Although Facebook sports more than a billion regular users, not many people are familiar with some of the social network’s lesser-known features… Read More
You might think a simple “like” on Facebook would be harmless, but it could do more damage than you would expect.
Like-farming scams might sound like a joke, but they’re far from it. They’re dangerous schemes on Facebook that want to steal your personal information… Read More
Learn how to create and upload your own Facebook 360 videos.
If you’re wondering how to use Facebook 360, it’s as easy as pressing play. However, if you want to create those videos yourself, you’ll need some special equipment to get started… Read More
Facebook Live is growing in popularity, and many are streaming or watching live videos. Are you?
Facebook Live gives brands, businesses, and even individuals a way to better connect with their followers… Read More
Other Social Media Tips
While social media and dating apps continue to grow in popularity, we take a moment to reflect on how they may be affecting our interpersonal relationships.
There’s no question that the digital world continues to fundamentally impact our behavior as human beings. Whether those impacts are good or bad, is a harder question to answer… Read More
Deleting contacts that no longer remain relevant to your social channels or your life make it easier to manage your social accounts in the long run.
A social media purge can help you delete friends who aren’t actual friends or connections, and keep in touch with the people who matter most across your networks… Read More
Do you really want those comments and selfies outliving you? Probably not. Here are thed
More and more of our lives are entwined with our social networks, so what exactly happens to those accounts after death? Read More
With virtual reality becoming more popular and more important in this digital age, it’s not unrealistic to expect VR integration with social media platforms in the near future.
With social media being such an important staple for many people, it only serves to reason that VR technology should have a place on social networks… Read More
Find out how to improve your LinkedIn profile and connect with other professionals in your field.
Business networking is essential. Regardless of your current employment status, a professional presence on the web will help further your career and business goals… Read More
Snapchat may seem like a social network reserved for the generation of digital natives, but anyone can get in on the fun.
If you’ve never “snapped” a picture, you might not even know what all the hype is about. It’s easy to learn to use Snapchat and get in on the goofy fun in no time… Read More
Pinterest is so much more than just a social networking site. Read our guide on how to make the most of Pinterest, and discover its value.
Imagine having an infinite board to pin all the things you like. This is what Pinterest is all about… Read More
Pinterest is equally useful for men and women, but there are similar sites that cater specifically to men and the “manly man” ideal.
If you’d rather skip Pinterest and find a site dedicated to the art of being a man, there are alternatives that are made specifically for you… Read More