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March 26, 2021 - We look at some of the things to avoid posting on social media sites, to stay safe and protect your privacy.

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February 3, 2021 - Questions of anonymity on social media are a talking point again. Making everyone use their real identities sounds good, but would it actually make things better?

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December 22, 2020 - Social networks are rife with scams leading up to Christmas. We shine a light on some of the worst offenders.

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April 3, 2020 - We explore some of the ways social media use personal data to fuel advertising and keep the profits flowing.

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November 11, 2019 - Despite the company's efforts to clamp down on bad ads and bogus accounts, Facebook scams continue to run rampant. We highlight a few popular examples.

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May 22, 2019 - It seems problems never quite go away for social media platforms, and more governments of the world are taking keen interest. Will the tech giants be able to sort things out before legislators steps into the fray?

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April 15, 2019 - Scammers take aim at fans of Ellen DeGeneres with a bizarre chain of giveaways and free movie websites. Will anyone take the bait?

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March 5, 2019 - Our survey and accompanying report find that, no matter their age, users have deep concerns about the privacy of their data online and take significant steps to secure it. Learn how public distrust in corporations' ability to protect and use data in ethically responsible ways has shaped their behavior online.

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February 14, 2019 - All the recent news—from Facebook's Cambridge Analytica snafu to various abuses of Twitter vulnerabilities—has you wondering: Should I delete myself from social media? We provide advice and links on how to tighten security if you want to cool down, or, if you're ready to go nuclear, delete yourself permanently.

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June 5, 2018 - How do spammers know how to target you for scams? They use social media to produce the most convincing types of spam.

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