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…
About a week ago I began deleting all photos and videos of my children from the Internet. This is proving to be no easy task. Like many parents, I’ve excitedly shared virtually every step, misstep and milestone that myself and my children have muddled our way through.
As of yesterday, Facebook Graph Search has officially opened its big, omniscient arms to every last check-in, status update, note, and comment you've ever posted throughout your entire Facebook career. Which, yes, sounds pretty terrifying, but don't worry—we're here to help you cover your tracks.
Indiana's Republican Attorney General proposed a law that would require pregnant welfare recipients' benefits to be contingent on passing a series of drug tests; if they can't pass, they can't buy food. Great idea guys — what economically disenfranchised pregnant drug addicts need is some good old fashioned…
It sounds like a great idea with no downside— a virtual coach that a person inspired to be fit (sigh, fine: "FITSPIRED PERSON") can download onto their phone for very little cost that helps them keep track of workouts and progress over time. Everyone's healthy! Everyone's happy! Everyone's organized! Except, as one…