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How to hide your Facebook friends list

December 16, 2009 // 569 Comments

by Larry Magid Facebook last Wednesday announced new privacy settings that give users some additional control over what information they share, while taking away the ability [...]

Facebook details new privacy settings

December 14, 2009 // 28 Comments

Facebook users are about to see an unfamiliar screen when they sign on to the service–a request to configure their privacy preferences. But it’s not really a [...]

Avoiding social networking scams

November 22, 2009 // 164 Comments

by Larry Magid This post originally appeared in the San Jose Mercury News More and more people are using social networking sites, including, sadly, criminals seeking to take [...]

Google adds lock to SafeSearch

November 11, 2009 // 1,319 Comments

Google has long allowed parents a SafeSearch filtering setting that keeps kids from using the search engine to find inappropriate sites like those with explicit sexual images [...]

Treating kids on the web in a new way

November 11, 2009 // 5 Comments

I spent part of last week in Washington, D.C., attending a gathering that turned out to be a watershed moment in the 16-year history of online safety education. The third [...]

Facebook lawsuit ‘a jumbled mess’

August 18, 2009 // 6,158 Comments

While I can’t comment on the entire suit, it’s clear to me that parts of the just-filed privacy lawsuit against Facebook represent a lack of understanding of how [...]
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