The Dark Side of Social Media: The Privacy & Security Risks of Social Networks

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Social media allows us to be connected with thousands of people from all around the world, or simply be kept up-to-date on the latest and hottest trending topics. While there are many benefits of social media, there is also a dark side that could threaten your privacy and security if you let your guard down. Learn more about the dark side of social media and six ways to stay safe.
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Online Privacy: How to Minimize Your Digital Footprint

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Online privacy is a topic getting a lot of attention these days and has become a large concern among consumers. While the obvious solution is to take steps to better protect your online privacy, a survey published in Consumer Reports found that 62% of U.S. consumers “have done nothing to protect their privacy on the Internet.” This doesn’t mean consumers don’t care about privacy. In fact, the same survey notes that 58% of online users are concerned that the National Security Agency (NSA) may be spying on them.
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