social media security

Will The New Measures Directed By Govindacharya’s PIL Protect Indian Minors On Facebook?

The lure to join social networking sites coupled with peer pressure compels many children to join them, by lying about their age. Earlier, one had to be 18, but that was reduced to 13 years to be eligible to join Facebook, the most popular social [...]

Facebook Collaborates With IAMAI To Train Students On Internet Safety. Answer To Govindacharya’s PIL?

There is some good news for parents with Facebooking kids. Facebook and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) have come together to bring Internet Safety Education programs for students between the age group of 13 to 17. The education programs [...]

Did LinkedIn Do Enough To Fight Back?

6th June 2012 was one of the worst days that LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network would have expected for. First the revelation that LinkedIn syncs confidential details of users who access the network via Apple devices such as iPhone and [...]

Are Social Networks Exploiting Our Security?

Security, one of the biggest fears of Internet users is the most overlooked issue by social media sites. The recent revelation that LinkedIn syncs the confidential details of users who are accessing the network via Apple devices such as iPhone and tablet [...]