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Dangers of Social Networking

By November 9, 2007

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Do you have a MySpace profile? Have you ever searched for items to buy on Craiglist? Do you share or view photos on sites like Flickr? It is almost a certainty that you do one of the above or something close to it. Social networking is huge and growing bigger. It provides a number of benefits and advantages for users, but sexual predators and scam artists have also discovered that these social networks can be exploited to locate new victims. Read my article to learn more about the risks and some steps you can take to protect yourself and use these sites safely: Predators on Social Networks.

[2011 Update: We also have advice about information not to post on Facebookhow to spot a Facebook hacker, and Twitter privacy tips for parents.]

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