Facebook Can’t Keep a Secret

Facebook: The privacy saga continues

Facebook groups now displays who and when people saw a post in groups

I noticed this start in chat messages, now it’s going into groups… so now what you look at isn’t even private. This makes it hard  to simply “ignore” something for a while.

I’m all for technology making things easy, but how exactly do they know you even read it? There are so many things in a feed that just fly past un-noticed. 

Let’s take this one step further…

Teens and Video: Chatting, Sharing, Streaming, and Securing

Teens are immersed in video, whether it’s using video chat applications, shooting and sharing video, or streaming video live for others to view. That said, with more video use comes more security risk. Let’s explore just how much teens chat, share, and stream, and look at a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself.

Facebook, Keep Your Hands Off My Kids!

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Currently, children under 13 are not allowed to have Facebook accounts. The reason for this is that websites are not allowed to keep information about children by law (in the US where Facebook is based).

This could all be about to change according to the Wall Street Journal. Facebook is apparently testing technology that would allow children to participate in the site with an account attached to their parent/guardian.

I cannot think of a worse thing for Facebook to be spending their time on.

Read on to find out why…

Monitoring vs Filtering Kids On The Internet

Windows 8, the next version of the world’s most used operating system is due out later this year and it’s parental controls are looking different from the current options available in Windows 7.

The current set of parental controls focus more on Filtering what your children have access to on the internet. The new version focusses more on monitoring what they’re up to and reporting to you.

Find out about the new features after the jump!