Friday, December 18, 2009

Does Facebook Pose a Risk To You?

Unless you have been under a rock for the past several years, you probably have a profile on Facebook. You have also probably found that your aunt, grandmother, or third-grade teacher has a profile as well and wants to be your friend. Facebook is an incredibly convenient social media website, and you have even more opportunities to use it if you have one of the many Facebook iPhone applications available to you. This offers you the convenience of updating your profile on the go, where ever you are at.

Right now, there are 300 million users on Facebook, and that includes people from all walks of life. There are a few risks posed to you on Facebook, and one of them is who you accept as your friends. If you have accepted friends from work or even your boss, then you may slip up and write an update about how you hate your job and your boss, only to find out that you are in trouble at work the next day. Oops! On that note, it's also important to protect your privacy, with no-brainer information like your address or credit card number, to keep yourself safe on your profile.

by Krista

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