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Be cautious with signing into apps with social network accounts

Some apps are integrated with social network sites—in these cases, the app can collect information from your social network account and vice versa. Ensure you are comfortable with this type of information sharing before you sign into an app via your social network account. Alternatively, use your email address and a unique password to sign […]

Leave suspicious Facebook Messenger groups

Every once in a while, you may receive a suspicious message from an unfamiliar user, a distant acquaintance or a close friend whose account has been hijacked. You may be part of a large group they’ve opened, and you might be wary of the preview text. Don’t open it. To keep yourself from accidentally clicking […]

Know and manage your friends on social

Social networks can be used for a variety of purposes. Some of the fun is creating a large pool of friends from many aspects of your life. That doesn’t mean all friends are created equal. Use tools to manage the information you share with friends in different groups or even have multiple online pages. If […]

Use privacy settings on social networking sites

Social networking sites typically allow you to choose who has access to see your email address. Consider hiding your email account or changing the settings so that only a small group of people that you trust are able to see your address. Know that when you use applications on these sites, you may be granting […]

Stay away from social networks with little to no privacy options

If you create an account on TikTok, it’ll automatically be made public, which means anyone can view your content and location, as well as send you messages. Until they improve their privacy options, keep yourself and your kids off of social apps like TikTok.

Log off of social media accounts when you’re not using them

Simply closing the Instagram app doesn’t log you out of your profile. So, if you leave a device unattended and without password protection, anyone can reopen your Instagram home page and view your private pictures, messages, etc. When you’re not using a social networking site, make sure you’re properly logged out