Social Networking Criminals Go Phishing

Tech savvy crooks and criminals are increasingly using popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter and MySpace as tools for their latest phishing schemes. Cybercrooks realize that popular social networks contain a wealth of personal information contributed by their growing user base. Over the past 3 years almost 3,200 account hijacking cases on social networks were […]

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People Worried About Big Brother Surveillance In Britain

Due to its heavy reliance on public surveillance cameras, growing public databases and intrusive government power over its citizens daily lives, Britain has become a poster nation for the modern “surveillance society”. Britain was recently ranked as one of the five worst nations for its record on privacy and surveillance. However the surveillance of citizen […]

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New Flickr Tags Let You Search For People In Pictures

The Flickr photo sharing network has introduced a new people tagging tool that allows users to find a person in pictures by name. Flickr has also improved their privacy settings, so people can opt out of being identified in pictures. How effective Flickr will be at implementing these new privacy controls is anyone’s guess. The […]

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People Search Group on Facebook

Facebook People Search group now actively looking for members that are looking for a person that they have lost contact with or people who can help others find someone. The Facebook People Search Group is open to people who want to post information on a person they are searching for or people who can help […]

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LinkedIn Reaches 50 Million Registered Business People

The LinkedIn social network, popular among business people and professionals, has reportedly reached the 50 million member mark. LinkedIn grew from 45 million registered people in August to 50 million by mid October. According to recent traffic statistics from comScore , LinkedIn continues to grow consistently in unique visitors. In September, LinkedIn attracted 9 million […]

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