How to Prepare for 5 Changes Coming to Facebook Messenger

Ever heard the term Big Brother is watching? What you are about to read regarding your smart phone and specific apps may alarm you.

We use apps constantly without thinking twice about what information or knowledge they may be gathering about us. But do you know that some smartphone apps are used to track our every move? Thanks to tiny pieces of code that millions of developers use to make their lives easier, an array of companies gets free access to data they can employ to understand your habits.

Several departments inside social media giant Snap reportedly have designed and used tools for accessing user data, and multiple employees have abused their privileged access to spy on Snapchat users. 

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Customers are talking about your brand. Through avenues such as social media, online review sites, blog comments, and community forums, your brand has made an impression…and it’s up to you whether that impression is a positive or negative one.
Because of the plethora of social media choices in play, it can be very difficult to monitor the conversations and truly know what’s being said about your brand every minute of the day. Because of this, more companies are investing in online reputation management (ORM).

As part of its ongoing effort to keep people engaged, and active on Facebook for longer, The Social Network has announced two News Feed algorithm updates this week, one focused on increasing the prevalence of posts from your closest friends, and the other aimed at reducing shallow, click-bait style content in feeds.

Snapchat Employees Accessed Private Data to Spy on Users 

A police officer stood outside, demanding her daughter’s phone. A day earlier, Pott had spoken at the funeral for her 15-year-old daughter, Audrie, who had commited suicide that week.

Your smartphone and privacy

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The security challenges governments face continue to evolve. And while the stakes are higher than ever before, the responsibilities of public- and private-sector chief information security officers remains the same.

Are teen drug sales on Snapchat, social media on the rise? Local law enforcement officers weigh in

A police officer stood outside, demanding her daughter’s phone. A day earlier, Pott had spoken at the funeral for her 15-year-old daughter, Audrie, who had commited suicide that week.

At the beginning of May, Facebook held its yearly F8 conference. This conference is where Facebook discusses the overall future of the platform and unveils its upcoming developments and features to developers, entrepreneurs, and other professionals.
This year, Facebook announced a number of improvements to its Messenger service, as well as new, marketing-focused features.

A Government Hacks The Web’s Phone Book—And Erodes Trust In The Internet

Texas Bill Would Allow State to Sue Social Media Companies Like Facebook and Twitter Over Free Speech

The proposal aims to protect users on social media platforms from censorship if the platform advertises as impartial. Critics say the bill is too restrictive.

Facebook Announces Two New Algorithm Updates Aimed at Improving On-Platform Engagement

Smartphones, Snapchat, Instagram transform how today’s teens bully each other

How to Protect your Company’s Online Reputation

A group of government-backed hackers have taken over chunks of the Domain Name System (DNS), a crucial part of the Web’s infrastructure that’s often been compared to the phone book of the internet. That’s according to researchers who say the brazen attacks aren’t just damaging for the targeted companies, but for the trust in the internet as a whole.​

Cybersecurity Leaders Prepare for a New Decade of Threats

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