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Windows Live Space, Xanga, Friendster, Nexopia, Bebo, Hi5, Multiply, StudioVZ, Tagged, Badoo, Orkut, Mixi, and Skyrock. Famous Trends in Social Networking ...
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Wellbeing in Social Networking Brandon Cain, Data Security Coordinator

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Overview Welcome & Introductions What are Social Networking Sites? Well known Trends in Social Networking Social Networking Issues Tips for Social Networking Safety Online Safety Resources Questions & Answers

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What are Social Networking Sites? Person to person communication destinations, or "companion of-a-companion" locales: Build upon the idea of customary interpersonal organizations Allow you to interface with new individuals through individuals you definitely know Allow you to set up fellowships, connections or business contacts Although a few elements of specific locales may shift, most: Allow you to give data about yourself Offer you a correspondences instrument (gatherings, visit rooms, email, moment envoy) to associate with others Allow you to look for individuals in view of specific criteria, or will "present" you to new individuals Have online groups or subgroups taking into account your specific advantages, or the interests of others

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What are Social Networking Sites? The primary sorts of interpersonal interaction locales are those that contain: Category divisions (previous cohorts ) A way to interface with other individuals A proposal framework in view of trust The most broadly utilized destinations as a part of North America: Facebook Twitter MySpace LinkedIn YouTube Other well known destinations utilized all around include: Windows Live Space, Xanga , Friendster, Nexopia , Bebo , Hi5, Multiply, StudioVZ , Tagged, Badoo , Orkut , Mixi , and Skyrock

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Popular Trends in Social Networking As the expansion in fame of person to person communication is on a steady ascent, new uses for the innovation are always being watched. Understudies Social systems administration between organizations Major uses for organizations and online networking: To make brand mindfulness As an online notoriety administration instrument For enlisting To find out about new advancements and contenders As a main device to capture potential prospects Social systems in the science groups Social systems utilized by educators and understudies as a specialized device Ning.com is a website that permits you to make your own particular long range interpersonal communication webpage to fit your own particular corner bunch.

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Social Networking Issues The most unmistakable issues encompassing long range interpersonal communication locales are: Privacy Disclosing an excess of individual Data/Identity burglary Viruses Potential for abuse Bullying Falsifying individual data Social building Risks to kid wellbeing Sexual stalkers Security Implications When choosing the amount of data to uncover on long range informal communication destinations, individuals may not practice the same measure of alert as they would when meeting somebody in individual in light of the fact that: the Internet gives a feeling of namelessness the absence of physical collaboration gives an incorrect feeling that all is well with the world they tailor the data for their companions to peruse, overlooking that others may see it they need to offer bits of knowledge to inspire potential companions or partners

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Social Networking Issues Koobface: A PC worm that objectives clients of person to person communication destinations Attempts to assemble casualty delicate data: Mastercard numbers, passwords, and so on. Spreads by conveying messages to "companions" of individuals with harmless subject headers (e.g., "My companion got you on camera") Provides a connection to a 3 rd party website where casualties are incited to download and redesign to Adobe Flash Player If downloaded, Koobface lays hold of surfing exercises coordinated at contaminated destinations Among the segments is an intermediary device that permits assailants to mishandle the tainted PC *Windows working frameworks are as of now the main ones influenced by these worms

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Social Networking Issues Hoaxes and phishing assaults: Facebook erasing latent clients fabrication A sham cautioning states that Facebook is getting to be overpopulated, and inert clients will soon be erased; the message trains clients to duplicate/glue the message and send it to the majority of their "companions" keeping in mind the end goal to demonstrate their dynamic status. MySpace Photobucket infection cautioning A counterfeit message cautions that an "infection" is flowing by means of MySpace that can trade off a client\'s Photobucket account, erase account substance and post bare pictures to his/her companions list. This assault gives a connection in a counterfeit remark to a fake Web page intended to reflect the MySpace landing page; clients who endeavor to login through this sham page give up their real login points of interest to aggressors.

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Tips for Social Networking Safety How would you be able to ensure yourself? Limit the measure of individual data you post. Keep in mind that the Internet is an open asset. Be careful about outsiders and doubtful of substance. Don\'t generally assume that a message is from who it says it\'s from. Use alert when clicking joins. Check the personality of the site or sender. Utilize an upgraded program. Ensure your PC before you download anything. Upgrade your OS naturally. Use hostile to infection and against spyware recognition programming. Utilize an individual firewall.

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Tips for Social Networking Safety How would you be able to secure yourself? Assess your settings to confine access. Try not to permit long range informal communication locales to examine your email address book. Straightforwardly enter the location of your interpersonal interaction site into your program. Be cautious when utilizing additional items on your site. Use solid passwords. Check security strategies and pick painstakingly. Stay side by side of the most recent traps, tricks, and lies. http://mashable.com/ - The Social Media Guide http://www.hoax-slayer.com/ - exposing email lies and Internet tricks http://garwarner.blogspot.com/ - UABs Gary Warner websites on digital wrongdoing

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Online Safety Resources To take in more about staying safe on the web, or to report interpersonal interaction wellbeing issues, visit the accompanying associations: Federal Trade Commission — www.OnGuardOnline.gov GetNetWise — www.getnetwise.org Internet Keep Safe Coalition — www.iKeepSafe.org i-SAFE — www.i-safe.org National Center for Missing and Exploited Children — www.missingkids.com ; www.netsmartz.org National Crime Prevention Council — www.ncpc.org ; www.mcgruff.org National Cyber Security Alliance — www.staysafeonline.org Staysafe — www.staysafe.org Wired Safety — www.wiredsafety.org

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