10 Simple Steps To Staying Safe On Social Networks
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Social network isn’t quite as much fun as it used to be. Nearly ten years ago, you could safely accept friend requests without hesitating. Today, you’d have to think twice before even sharing a photo. This is especially true for women, who are often stalked online How To Identify & Fend Off Twitter Stalkers How To Identify & Fend Off Twitter Stalkers Everyone who is on your Twitter followers list is a potential stalker. Twitter, more than Facebook, makes it easier to stalk someone. Are we being too paranoid? Is the social sphere filled with more online... Read More . This simple list of 10 safety tips will help to make social networking a fun experience while being cautious.

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  1. dragonmouth
    May 19, 2014 at 11:32 am

    The obviously best way to stay safe is to stay off the social networks. But I know nobody is going to follow that advice. We all yearn for approval, acceptance and adulation.

    Another rule I would add - Do not post anything online that you wouldn't want placed on the front page of your local newspaper.

    And defini9tely use two-factor authentication!

    • Yodi C
      May 19, 2014 at 4:19 pm

      Your comment unfairly pigeonholes all social networks as being void of any practical use other than to facilitate human narcissism, and yet, your first sentence advises staying off all social networks. Hypocrisy much?

    • dragonmouth
      May 19, 2014 at 10:47 pm

      Methinks you protest too much. Feeling a little bit guilty, perhaps?

      " Hypocrisy much?"
      Obviously you missed the pronoun "we".

      Do you find my advice incorrect?

  2. Brian
    May 19, 2014 at 11:11 am

    It would have been beneficial to add multifactor authentication in addition to strong passwords when available. Many of the social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, have implemented MFA.