Avoid the Facebook Virus

October 5, 2009

If you get a friend request on Facebook from a blonde girl who you don’t know, DONT ACCEPT! It is most likely one of over hundreds of fake profiles that are being used to spread a virus and to collect your personal information. The fake profile links you to a home video which is actually a site that collects your personal information while making you think you’re installing an anti-virus program.

To read more about this virus and how to avoid it, click here.

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WARNING: A new Twitter Worm

September 23, 2009

There is a new Twitter worm that surfaced and is being spread via direct message on Twitter. To read more about the worm and how to protect yourself, click here.


5 Thoughts on Social Media

September 22, 2009

Brian Solis was in Kansas City last week to discuss the state of social media. Although I wasn’t able to attend, Spiral 16’s Kelly Kearney posted a great recap of the speech on her blog. I really like her final point which talks about social media being a privilege. She writes, “It’s important to interact with people online as you would in person.”

To read Kelly’s blog post, click here.