Social networking websites like MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, and Windows Live Spaces are services people can use to connect with others to share information like photos, videos, and personal messages.
As the popularity of these social sites grows, so do the risks of using them. Hackers, spammers, virus writers, identity thieves, and other criminals follow the traffic.
“Social media is changing the way we communicate and the way we are perceived, both positively and negatively. Every time you post a photo, or update your status, you are contributing to your own digital footprint and personal brand. ”
Amy Jo Martin, Digital Royalty
Here are 10 tips you can follow to protect yourself whey you use social network.
- Use of strong password: Passwords with are strong when they are longer and when mixed alpha-numeric characters are used.