Spam the world! Recently a data security researcher known as Benkow found millions of emails and credentials on a spambot server. Your email address, your password, your name, your other online details are probably on that server. So, what is a spambot and why do crooks use them? Or more importantly, why do crooks need huge lists … Continue reading Why you should not open phishing emails
Bots are a big part of the Internet An Internet Bot, also known as web robot, WWW robot or simply bot, is a software application that runs automated tasks over the Internet. Wikipedia Whilst bots may be used to perform repetitive jobs on the Internet, such as indexing a search engine, they often come in … Continue reading 5 ways to recognise a social media Bot
It's old news now but for those just catching up, Facebook announced a new algorithm update a few weeks ago. So what? FB does this often, right? Yes but they haven't done this type of update before, well not since maybe 2010. It's time Facebook has decided #ItsTime to clean up the platform. Mark Zuckerberg … Continue reading FB advertising and other tired social media habits
All it takes is for one person to fall for a hoax on Facebook and it spreads like wildfire. Facebook scams usually start with the idea that Facebook is either going to start charging you or that Facebook's privacy options are changing. These scams or hoaxes usually include suggesting that you don't share (the hoax) … Continue reading 5 Facebook scams & hoaxes
Many of us rely on Facebook to boost our sales, promote our brand, or get our message out. Up to this point, Facebook has worked well for most of us, however, all that is changing because Facebook has recently changed its algorithms. Algorithms Facebook's latest change is forcing us to make better content, which, I … Continue reading Why the latest Facebook algorithm has affected your website
Many of us know about the dark side of Facebook quizzes. Some of us are not quite sure. Some of us really want to know what animal matches our personality or what famous medieval warrior we once were. There are some great quizzes out there right? However, there is a dark side to these quizzes … Continue reading Which Disney Princess is your soul mate?
We have stopped sharing the days of our lives and Facebook is worried. Once upon a social media time we thought we lived in a fairy tale of relevance. Our ego, charging in like a false protagonist, told us to suspend our disbelief and believe instead that the trivial aspects of our lives deserved an audience. After … Continue reading The Golden Ass