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social-networking security

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Obama asks social networks to join fight against ISIS

The president wants the major tech companies to assist in preventing incidents like last week's mass shooting in California.

By December 7, 2015

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Facebook launches social network for security pros

Facebook's new ThreatExchange will allow corporate security professionals to share cybersecurity information and better protect themselves from hackers.

By February 11, 2015

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Prevent unauthorized use of material you share on social networks

Anyone can send unlicensed users a takedown notice, but the only way to collect damages for a violation of your copyright on the images, videos, and other items you post is to register them with your friendly local copyright office.

By January 24, 2014

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On Safer Internet Day, adults ask teens for help

The annual event tries to quash bullying and cruelty among kids on the Internet by enlisting their peers.

By February 9, 2016

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Children's privacy law catches on to apps, social networks

The FTC updates rules tied to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, but the changes won't really affect companies like Apple or Facebook.

By December 19, 2012

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Protect yourself from social-network malware (video)

Forget e-mail spam. Online miscreants are now all over popular social-media sites, and they're out to steal your identity. CNET's Sumi Das shows how you can protect yourself.

By November 13, 2012

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How to secure your personal data on social networks

Worried about handing over personal data via apps you use in social networks like Facebook and Twitter? Take control with this guide.

By July 9, 2012

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New social network Menshn launches in UK with security holes

Hackers have already found digital leaks in the twitter-style social network from Conservative MP Louise Mensch.

By June 25, 2012

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SXSW debate: Social networks must require real names

During debate at South by Southwest, lawyers argue over whether social-media sites should curb anonymity.

By March 10, 2012

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More cyberattacks hitting social networks

Attacks against Facebook and other social networks are on the rise, though users are becoming more diligent about protecting themselves, according to a new survey.

By August 17, 2011