Recently, Google updated their Terms of Service. The update included permission for Google to use your reviews, name and photo for advertising purposes. Of course this update has now been set as a default setting within everyone’s account. Every time you recommend or comment on an item or service, Google is now permitted to share that reaction, and they’re referring to it as a “Shared Endorsement”.
As important as it is, the announcement that Google and Microsoft are trying to stop searches for child pornography overshadows a perhaps more important endeavour in which UK and US law enforcement are going to go hunting on the deep web for predators. This is a welcome move and one that emphasises the need for Facebook protection for children.
Cyber bullying is on the increase. What can you do as a parent to safeguard your children when they’re online? Here are some simple tips to keep kids safe and give parents peace of mind.
You may have noticed that infographics have been all the rage the past couple of years. Everyone and his dog has been creating them. And with good reason. We’re visual creatures and they present a tranche of facts, in a colourful and pictorial way, that are easy to grasp and digest.
That’s right, the number one social networking site has been studied by scientists and they have found that it is strongly linked with a decline in well-being. Apparently, the more time those participating in the study spent on Facebook, the worse they felt. It’s no substitute for human connection, in fact, those that talk to their friends on the phone or meet up with them in person have much greater levels of happiness.