Tag: Twitter Inc.

3
Aug

Pinterest: A new social media platform to promote business

Pinterest is one of the newest social media sites that have managed to gain an immense popularity within a very short since its launch and now it is considered as a gem among all social media sites. This is an intuitive site that allows the users to upload and share images, videos or links that…

27
Jul

Virus Outbreak Alert: Twitter “It’s You On Photo?”

Blackhole malware attack spreading on Twitter using “It’s you on photo?” disguise Thanks Graham Cluley at Naked Security If you are a Twitter user please be very cautious of clicking on links that claim you are pictured in an online photo. Malicious links are being spammed out, pointing to Russian webpages that ultimately attempt to infect your…

10
Jul

Twitter Cuts Off LinkedIn

Convenience is the name of the game in the business world. People love it when they can synchronize different online accounts and save themselves a little bit of time. This is especially true for those who regularly publish posts on LinkedIn and Twitter. Well, it’s time to kiss some of that convenience good-bye. According to…

4
Jul

Twitter account exposes photos of debit and credit cards

Naked Security from Sophos is a great resource to learn about all the security vulnerabilities in the world today.  Here is another we just stumbled upon in our daily email. Identity thieves of the world unite… a Twitter account has just made things a whole lot easier for you. The account, @NeedADebitCard, names, retweets and shames…

3
Jul

Lose an AMAZING 10 lbs per week, heard on Twitter

We ran across this post on the Sophos’ Naked Security blog today. Lose an amazing 10 lbs. It must be true, it was broadcasted on Twitter.  Be wait, it is just a scam. Graham Cluley posted this YouTube video describing what is happening and how to prevent yourself from becoming another victim of this scam….

7
Jun

Great Online Tools for Entrepreneurs

Every day, startup businesses are being created by entrepreneurs. While some choose to jump right in and focus all of their time and energy on their new ventures, others are a little more cautious and opt to keep their day jobs and work on their new businesses in their spare time. Regardless of which type…

6
Jun

LinkedIn Passwords Compromised

Cyber criminals strike again. According to an article on the BBC News website, more than 6 million LinkedIn users have had their password information posted on a Russian Web forum along with an invitation for other hackers to assist in decrypting the as yet still protected data. This announcement comes shortly after the announcement that…

5
Jun

European Commission Wants to Give Internet Users the ‘Right to be Forgotten’

We all make mistakes. We all do and say things that we wish we could take back. But in today’s world, instead of maybe a few dozen people being privy to a particular faux pas, it could be a few hundred or a few thousand. In the case of celebrities, like Ashton Kutcher and Spike…

4
Jun

Websites Go Dark in Protest of Canada’s Bill C-38

Remember when websites like Wikipedia and several others went dark all day on Jan. 18, 2012 to protest the U.S. government’s proposed PIPA and SOPA and legislation? Well, something like that is happening again; only this time, websites – though not Wikipedia – have decided to “go dark” all day today, Jun. 4, 2012, in…

25
Apr

Billion-Dollar Baby: Instagram Acquired by Facebook

First the introduction of Timeline, then the announcement of an IPO, and now, Facebook is acquiring another startup.  On Apr. 9, 2012, in a post on his Facebook page, company co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook would acquire Instagram, a photo-sharing app company, for $1 billion. This acquisition is Facebook’s largest to date….

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