We take a look at some important concerns when it comes to installing mobile apps on your smartphone and tablet devices. The rumours about the Facebook Messenger app and the privacy concerns it caused amongst users has highlighted some important privacy issues regarding mobile apps. The recent confusion with the privacy & permission concerns regarding […]
Facebook Scams and Hoaxes
We take a look at the latest Facebook hoaxes, scams and news. Here you can keep up with all the Facebook related articles on our website.
From Facebook rumours, hearsay, scams, news, privacy information. This section of our site aims to keep you up-to-date with everything concerning the largest social networking website in the world. Make this your go-to place for anything Facebook related.
We’ve been receiving plenty of questions recently about Facebook’s new mobile messenger app that they are pushing out to complement their main mobile app. The majority of questions centre around the permissions required by the Facebook App to work correctly and how it affects a user’s privacy. Firstly, it is true that the Facebook Messenger […]
We do occasionally enjoy taking some time out now and again to discuss how criminals get online privacy completely wrong and how they get caught out in the most ill-advised and thoughtless ways possible. Take for example the Austrian prisoner and his cannabis plant selfie, or the catch-me-if-you-can convict. Another case in point comes thanks […]
Scams aimed at targeting viewers looking for information or videos about the recent MH17 airline disaster have hit the Internet. Whenever significant newsworthy events occur, such as the tragic flight of MH17 that crashed over eastern Ukraine, online scammers are always quick to exploit such news by luring online surfers to suspect and malicious websites. […]
Been hearing rumours that social network Facebook will soon be selling all of your information to those big, bad companies, all in the name of more targeted advertising? Whilst the warnings are based on a genuine Facebook feature soon to be introduced in the US, many warnings are a little overblown and don’t tell the […]
An incredible story from interior design website Freshome.com proves to be a stark warning for Facebook Page administrators. Many Page admins, including us, spend months and years building up a fan base on our social media pages. Starting from zero, some pages make it to millions and millions of fans. So you probably don’t want […]
Being a website that deals with Internet nonsense, we’re always advising our readers to check the accuracy of the information they share online. But it’s not just the accuracy of your posts that you should be concerned with. Sharing information on social media websites like Facebook exposes the source of that information – i.e. whoever […]
Social media can be a very dangerous place for young children, and it is the responsibility of both the website and the parent to ensure that they stay as safe as possible when using such services. At the time of writing, Facebook appear to be dabbling with the idea of lowering their age limit – […]
Rumours about Facebook launching an app that can listen to your conversations via the phone microphone have been spreading across the Internet. An excerpt of the rumour can be read below – Facebook just announced a new feature to its app, which will let it listen to our conversations and surroundings through our own phones’ […]
That’s right, social media giant Facebook, whose past relationship with privacy can only be described as turbulent at best, is once again changing those pesky privacy settings. But before you slam your head against the desk at the prospect of meticulously rechecking all your privacy options for the 100th time (which we know you do, […]