Trust is the foundation upon which all quality relationships are built and can be developed through online social networking just like it can offline. This article “It Takes a Social Network”, is interesting not only from a safety standpoint; as it discusses the need for stricter privacy controls, but because of its positive look at [...]
“Today more than 120,000 marriages a year owe their origin to the Internet, according to Online Dating Magazine – which could include meetings arranged through matchmaking and dating sites like eHarmony to connections made on social networking sites like Facebook or Internet chat rooms or classifieds” says Daily News Staff Writer Tony Castro. Read his [...]
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We found these dating safety tips on a blog for single moms and wanted to share this great advice!
Dating as a single mom is hard enough without having to question the motives of every man you date. But if you are a single mom with young children, it is important to know about the darker [...]
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My fairy tale adventure though BeautifulPeople.com!
By Jessica Walker
I hope you all enjoyed the fairy tale beginning to this two part article. I had a lot of fun writing it. Although, I hope you read into the sarcasm that was dripping from each sentence.
And now for the million dollar question… “Mirror, Mirror on the wall is [...]
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A new report from McAfee has predicted that social networking sites will be increasingly targeted by cyber criminals this year.
By Jennifer Scott
Tech security specialist McAfee has predicted that popular social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter will be major platforms for cyber crime throughout 2010.
In its 2010 Threat Predictions report, the company said that [...]
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By Eliot Van Buskirk
Facebook and MySpace have terminated the accounts of 3,533 convicted sex offenders in the state of New York after they submitted their account information to the state under 2008’s Electronic Security and Targeting of Online Predators Act (e-STOP) law, the New York Daily News reports.
The law requires the state’s 30,000 convicted sex [...]
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by Larry Magid
Retailers aren’t the only ones gearing up for the holiday season. Criminals are also out in force. To highlight the increased crime during the holidays, security company McAfee has come up with the “12 Scams of Christmas” ranging from bogus electronic greeting cards that deliver malware instead of cheer to fake charities that [...]
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By Herb Weisbaum
Internet safety is not just for kids who go online. A growing number of seniors are also plugging in to the web. Many use it for social networking, and dating.
“The fastest growing demographic group on Facebook are women over the age of 55,” says Debra Berlyn, who runs the Consumer Privacy [...]
by Jessica Walker
After celebrating Valentine’s Day, I figured it was appropriate to switch the focus this month from safety to helping you find that special someone. And what better way to do that then to interview another Safer Dates expert, Yvonnne Rice, for my third article, “Write Your Dating Profile with a Smile.” Scroll below [...]
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