Social Media Use Puts Travelers at Higher Risk of Identity Fraud – Some Tips

Some interesting research from LifeLock reveals that International travelers are at a heightened risk for identity theft, particularly for those who frequently post to social media!

Though certain locations have higher risks than others, regardless of the destination, LifeLock recommends that travelers plan ahead and pack light to help protect against losing valuables.

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How to Write a Tweet!

Sounds simple enough right? Jot down 140 characters (max) and hit send, that’s it! Well, indeed that is what most people do, however, it really isn’t that simple, particularly if you expect some engagement. Thanks to the crew at Hootsuite, they’ve reminded us of several important elements that you must consider when crafting a tweet – some good reminders here.

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Tip – Optimal Dimensions for Images Shared on Social Networks

Yes indeed, we love social media just as much as the other guy and you can find us on most of the popular “must have” social channels. Images are a huge part of our social strategy, particularly as it is well known that a good image can really drive engagement. So how to optimize images (or maps) for a good social media strategy? Thanks to the good people at HootSuite, here’s a pretty handy list of the optimal dimensions for an image shared on  top social networks:

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Valentine Tip – Popular Dating Apps Vulnerable to Hackers

It seems that dating apps, like anything else these days, can be quite vulnerable and a treasure trove for hackers. So with Valentine’s Day approaching a reminder to be safe!  For example, hackers could intercept cookies from the app via a Wi-Fi connection or rogue access point, and then tap into other device features such as the camera, GPS, and microphone that the app has permission to access.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Love Twitter!

I gotta admit, I’m really tired of hearing from people that they think Twitter is simply a waste of time, or a stupid social network for boasting about your cat or where you eat or for sharing a selfie etc… Seriously, if you think that’s what Twitter is all about then you are missing out. And if you happen to be a “technology professional” and have that mind-set, I’d seriously also have to question your technology skills and the lack of an open mind that you bring to your work and your personal life. In short… crawl out from under that rock!

10 reasons to love twitter even if you hate it!

There’s many ways to use Twitter. There’s no right or wrong way to use it and the possibilities are seemingly endless. To say that using Twitter is silly and/or a waste of time is very short sighted. Read on for 10 Things you can easily do with Twitter that will make you love it, even if you hate it!

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