It’s scary to think what might happen to an ordinary citizen when a celebrity puts them on blast, but my first response to this story was not compassionate.
Melania Trump did not like her GQ profile one bit, and she’s sure there’s some sort of conspiracy afoot that is directing attention towards her family.
For all the fretting about social-media-obsessed teens not grasping the concept of privacy, kids today would actually very much prefer their parents please, please stop posting about them on Facebook and elsewhere. Or at least check first.
The technology could have some, ah, implications.
The new Windows 10 has a default feature that emails parents reports about their kids’ web activity. It’s merely an invasion of privacy and probably nothing to worry about!
Advice if you want to work for Facebook: Don’t rock the boat. A student lost his internship with Facebook after provoking the company into updating its location sharing settings for Messenger.
Let’s be honest - for most people, wanting to have sex on the beach is more about crossing an item off of your sexual bucket list than having a genuinely pleasurable experience. If you’re hell bent on doing it anyway, we can help.
You know how you do that thing where you cover your face in pictures so even if your friends put them up on Facebook (without your permission, obviously) no one will be able to tell who you are? Turns out Facebook knows exactly who you are even without seeing your face.
So Twitter created a rather obscure new setting in its privacy menu called “Receive Direct Messages from Anyone.” Now, people you don’t follow can send you a direct message, or DM, in private. Here’s why this setting got people’s knickers in a bunch — for some pretty good reasons.
We get it: No one likes Facebook. Twitter is full of trolls. Social networks can be a pain, but they're also great ways to stay in touch with friends and talk to new people. Even so, every few weeks we hear from someone who wants to just "quit" Facebook altogether. Here's why that's a silly idea, and what you can do…
Do you know how much of your personal information is floating around? It's more than you think and very easy to find. Phone numbers, home addresses, email accounts. As my recent story about gamers who got swatted showed, anybody can become a target. You don't have to be someone with a million followers. Social…
I feel grumpy. It's probably too late for me to be up. There's a house full of people, some kind of party. I go to my parents' room to lie on the bed, and my Grandpa Pat comes after me. He wants a hug and a kiss. I don't feel like it. I like him, but I'm always a little shy: he's got that big barrel chest and smells…
The first one that arrived was for Kevin, a teenage boy from Port Arthur, Texas:
Facebook has always had a policy of requiring users to supply their real name on the site. Enforcement has been lax, but there's still a risk of getting caught. Here's how to fly under the radar if you need to.
If you've been conscious at any point during the past 48 hours, you've probably heard about the slew of raunchy celeb selfies making their way around the internet. It didn't have to be that way; despite all appearances, you can keep your naked body off the internet. Here's how.
Your worst fears are coming true. It turns out, the government is not only intercepting your naked pictures, but they're laughing their asses off at them.
A woman in Ohio is suing a hospital after her ex-boyfriend posted the results of an STD test to Facebook.
On Wednesday, privacy advocates told lawmakers in Washington, D.C. data companies are selling lists that include names of rape victims, drug and alcohol addicts, seniors suffering from dementia and more.
Well, this reads just like something out of Saw or Sliver or any other horror movie that involves innocent people being watched without their knowledge. Except it's real and it is horrifying.
Officials in the British spy program responsible for collecting and batching images from Yahoo users' webcams were shocked — SHOCKED! — to discover that people often use webcams to transmit pictures of their naughties to other denizens of cyber space. This only goes to further prove that governments are about as…