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Windows 7: 11 tips for social networking safety

20 Apr 2010   #1
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 
11 tips for social networking safety

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Social networking Web sites like MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, and Windows Live Spaces are services people can use to connect with others to share information like photos, videos, and personal messages.

As the popularity of these social sites grows, so do the risks of using them. Hackers, spammers, virus writers, identity thieves, and other criminals follow the traffic.
Read the tips at Social Networking Safety - Microsoft Protect to help protect yourself when you use social networks.


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20 Apr 2010   #2
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Good post and very good reminder.
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20 Apr 2010   #3
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Thanks, Carl.
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21 Apr 2010   #4
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Sound advice. Thanks Corrine.
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21 Apr 2010   #5
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Great info and good tips, will explain this to my children, again.

Thanks for the reminder.
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21 Apr 2010   #6
noobvious

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)
 
 

Good advice Corrine.....if I ever do use one of these sites, I will take heed.
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21 Apr 2010   #7
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Parents whose children use Facebook may want to review this page: Safety for Parents.

Although I use both Facebook & Twitter, I am conscientious about checking additions to my friends list in FB and who I follow in Twitter.
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