Facebook Privacy Settings Endorsed by Digital Helpmates

Facebook is a useful social tool which allows users to easily stay in touch with friends and family and stay up-to-date on news and events. However, Facebook has been criticized for exposing users’ personal information to the public too easily. If you don’t configure your default privacy settings, you too could become a victim of a cybercriminal. Here are some

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Scam Alert: Online Romances (Catfishing)

Online Romance Scams Romance scams (a.k.a. “Catfishing,”) are fake online profiles created in order to lure  someone into romantic relationship. The scammer then often uses this relationship to gain the victim’s trust in order to gain money. It can happen to anyone at any age, and both men and women commonly fall victim to these scams.   Online romance scams

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Scam Alert: Lost Pets

Lost Pets: When NOT to Share (Trigger warning: images of injured pets below.)     Some lost pet posts are actually a type of scam that preys on people’s compassion for animals.   Usually, the scammers will post a photo of a badly injured pet on a social media platform such as Facebook or Nextdoor. The image will be especially

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Facebook Privacy Settings Endorsed by Digital Helpmates

October 19, 2023

Facebook is a useful social tool which allows users to easily stay in touch with friends and family and stay up-to-date on news and events. However, Facebook has been criticized … Facebook Privacy Settings Endorsed by Digital Helpmates Read More »

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Pet Tech Tips: Automatic Devices

July 25, 2023

Pets are an integral part of many people’s lives, providing companionship, comfort, and joy. As pet owners, it’s essential to make sure that our furry friends are well cared for. … Pet Tech Tips: Automatic Devices Read More »

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Deepfakes: What to watch out for!

July 17, 2023

As technology advances, so does the ability to create fake content. Deepfakes, in particular, have become a growing concern as they are becoming increasingly sophisticated, making it more challenging to … Deepfakes: What to watch out for! Read More »

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