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Avoid scammers when donating to hurricane relief

Disasters have a way of bringing out both the best and the worst in people and Hurricane Harvey is no exception. While decent…
How to see how others see you
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Preserve and repair your online reputation and presence

Whether you use social media and the Internet or not, you and your reputation can be damaged online. As such, even if you’ve…
Online Shopping Dangers
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Cyber Monday started early this year ... Buyer Beware!

Cyber Monday deals used to begin on the Monday following Thanksgiving weekend but just as Christmas trees appeared early…
How to avoid online shopping and travel scams
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Online deals - tips to avoid becoming a victim this holiday season

It's always a good idea to be careful when shopping online but with the arrival of Cyber Monday and holiday shopping time,…
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Generation Like - The Value and the Cost

I was uncomfortable as I came to the end of a PBS documentary called, The Like Generation. As I reflected on the footage,…
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Craig's List Scam - If it seems too good to be true, it is!

If it seems too good to be true, it is too good to be true - especially when it comes to selling on Craig's List.It started…
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7 Conversation Topics To Keep Kids Safe Online

I panicked as I read an article about new social media apps because I was familiar with only one of them! How can I protect…
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What Social Media Apps and Sites are Popular with Kids these days?

Social media has many positive attributes but there’s no denying potential dangers such as reputation damage and exposure…
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Was I a Victim of an Online Predator?

One would think that someone who writes and talks about Cyber Privacy and Cyber Safety would be immune to online predators,…
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How to Keep Hackers Out of Your Website or Blog

I was uncomfortable and unhappy after I watched someone hack into a site in less than 5 minutes. It was so easy to do! So,…
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Social Media Privacy and Security Tips - Part II

Social Media enriches our lives and connects us instantly and inexpensively with the world, but it simultaneously makes it…
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Internet Dating - 5 Ways to Stay Safe Online

When it comes to online dating, it's obvious, but I'm going to say it anyway. People lie! Some do it to protect…