Tag: Online Safety

Starting Out or Starting Over: A Newbie’s Guide to Online Dating

So, you’re ready to get out there and start dating. Great! You have all kinds of options for finding the right person. One thing’s for sure, though. Whether you’ve been off the market for a while, or you’re brand-new to the world of dating, there’s one method that you cannot ignore: online dating. Technology touches Read More…

Senior Online Dating Safety Tips

You might think of online dating as exclusively for young people, but nothing could be further from the truth. More and more seniors are starting to see the benefits of online dating, especially as the internet becomes more accessible for people of all ages. You can even find dating sites targeted specifically toward seniors who Read More…

The 5 Most Common Dating Scams

Online dating is more accepted than ever, with people of all ages starting to find love on apps or websites. However, not everyone on a dating site or app is looking to find love. It’s common to find people who are faking, whether to get attention or to scam someone out of money. Although the Read More…

Increasing Online Safety When You’re Not Tech-Savvy

For some people, online safety is easy. Especially if you’ve grown up on the internet, it’s easy to remember all the different ways to stay safe while surfing the web. However, if you don’t use the internet much, or you’re older and didn’t grow up online, it’s easy to overlook the things that many people Read More…

Legitimate Reasons to Use the Dark Web

What do you think about the dark web? You probably think exclusively of drug dealing, hiring hitmen, and the selling of Social Security numbers. If those are your only thoughts on the dark web, it makes sense that you’d want to stay as far away from it as possible. After all, there’s no way anyone Read More…

How to Stay Safe When Shopping Online

Online shopping is a great way to get whatever you need without having to go hunting for it in person. From huge retailers such as Amazon to small retailers such as the individual stores on Etsy, there’s something that caters to your needs, no matter how niche or strange. Non-cash payment options such as credit Read More…

The Impact of Trolling and Internet Harassment

Have you ever scrolled through the comments section on social media and shaken your head at the vile comments that seem to take everything to a needlessly personal level? Congratulations, you’ve witnessed a troll at work. Trolling has a history nearly as old as the internet itself. And we all know it had its real-life Read More…

6 Real Things You Can Find on the Dark Web

You may have heard of the dark web before: an untraceable network of websites only accessible through the Tor browser. And it hosts a lot of shady content. Most people don’t know much more than that. Rather, the phrase “dark web” just brings to mind scary online content. If you want to know more about Read More…

What Facebook’s Privacy Problems Mean to You

FacebookⒸ has encountered privacy concerns multiple times over the years. Staying up-to-date on these concerns is an essential part of keeping your information safe, especially if you use Facebook frequently. And, when it comes to staying safe online in general, looking at big companies’ missteps can help you learn what to watch out for. Here’s Read More…

Guide to Online Shopping Scams

In the modern world, most people shop online regularly. Online, you can buy books, concert and movie tickets, clothes, personal items, and even groceries! However, because online services are so easy to create, they also lead to a lot of scams. Check out this list of common scams on well-known platforms, so you can be Read More…