Technology / Social Networking

  • You shouldn't post photos during vacation...but it's not for the reason you think!

      

    You probably know all about the dangers of posting vacation pictures while you're still out of town. To sum it up, posting those pics can alert those "friends of a friend" you have...

  • Facebook is now more popular than the Bible

      

    John Lennon once famously quipped that the Beatles were "more popular than Jesus." Now it seems that Facebook has usurped that mantle! Read more: School's Facebook post about...

  • Publix coupon scam hits Facebook

      

    The grocery scams are heating up on Facebook again! Less than a month after we first told you about an Aldi gift card scam making the rounds, the regional grocery chain Publix is the latest to...

  • Social media used in new form of elderly abuse

      

    A form of elder abuse is becoming more popular with the rise of social media apps like Snapchat. Read more: Backyard 'granny pods': A new high-tech alternative to nursing...

  • Waze alert: Hackers could track you when using app

      

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — A vulnerability in a popular navigation app could let hackers track your driving, researchers say. Fusion reports that a security flaw makes it...

  • How your smartphone is affecting your skin (and what you can do about it)

      

    Have you ever considered the effects of technology on your skin?  You're probably aware that technology, despite all its benefits, has some downsides, too -- including eye...

  • Facebook will not charge you to keep your profile private

      

    Some old Facebook scams are making the rounds again! If you see a status update about Facebook coming for your photos or other personal information, it's probably a hoax, and...

  • 5 Facebook tips you didn't know about

      

    Facebook is more than a place to connect with friends and share baby photos. There a numerous tips and tricks to make the social network platform fun and helpful to use. Here are five tricks and...

  • Fired for a Facebook post before the first day on the job

      

    I've said it again and again: Be careful what you post on Facebook -- or any other social media site -- because it might just cost you your job! Mom's big social media...

  • 3 online mistakes that are killing your career

      

    NYT bestselling author Jon Acuff says the basic rule of thumb is this: don't be an idiot online! But if you're looking for some more specific guidance, here are a few things you...

  • Could kids sue parents for Facebook photos?

      

    PARIS — Parents in France are being warned about posting all of those photos of their kids on Facebook.  And the warnings aren't coming from the friends who are tired of seeing...

  • Your social media score isn't what it used to be!

      

    Financial tech companies have started backing away from the idea that social media data on you could be a key indicator of your creditworthiness. Read more: MasterCard allows users to confirm...

  • Florida man sues Facebook for Happy Birthday texts

      

    SPRING HILL, Fla. — A Florida man is suing social media giant Facebook because he says they sent him unsolicited text messages. Fortune.com reported that in the lawsuit, filed Friday,...

  • New way to monitor and cut off a kid's screen time

      

    Parents often ask me how to control their children's use of the Internet, tablet, phone, game machine, smart TV and whatever device comes along next. In the past, I've always had half...

  • Avoid these common Facebook scams

      

    Online scammers are hard at work, and facebook users are big target.What to look for and how to avoid becoming a victim.