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You'll have to stop stealing jokes on Twitter now

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Ripping off other people's stuff, even jokes, is no laughing matter!

Police say sorry after Facebook tit-for-tat with "keyboard warrior"

Police apologise after being bratty in Facebook tit-for-tat

How should you respond when you're representing an organisation on social media?

SSCC 208 - (Cyber)crime and Punishment [PODCAST]

Join us for the weekly Chet Chat!

In this episode: Cybercrime (and punishment), crimeware, the Angler exploit kit, and how the Fourth Amendment applies to social networks.

Privacy and targeting are among new video controls for Facebook Pages

Privacy and targetting are among new video controls for Facebook Pages

Now, video uploaders can discriminate - or is it target-market? - based not only on language and location, but also on gender and age.

Man becomes first to be convicted under UK's new revenge porn law

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The 21-year-old threatened to post sexually explicit images of a 20-year-old woman, then sent the photos to the woman's family and shared them on Facebook.

Facebook can't say 'No' to New York, says New York

Facebook can't "plead the Fourth Amendment" on your behalf, says a New York appeals court - you have to do it yourself.

If you make everybody use weaker locks, it's burglars who benefit! 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Security can be fun...here's the latest episode of our weekly 1-minute video.

Enjoy!

Reddit's filth to be locked in the basement

Reddit's filth to be locked in the basement

The new policy is for "abhorrent" content to require a login to access, to be kept invisible to searches, and to generate no revenue.

Twitter stock pumped by bogus story about $31 billion buyout offer

Twitter stock pumped by bogus story about $31 billion buyout offer

Fraudsters who posted a fake news story didn't even bother to spellcheck the name of Twitter's former CEO, but it still spiked stock 8.5%.

SSCC 207 - Windows 2003 R2? The train stops here! [PODCAST]

Our weekly quarter-hour podcast where we turn the latest security news into advice you can use - and have fun at the same time.

Enjoy!

Reddit CEO goes in search of values for the crisis-hit community

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Want to rant, vent, or dialogue with the new CEO? Take a deep breath: he's doing an Ask Me Anything session. Saints, have mercy on his soul.

Celebrity caught on police camera causes Twitter uproar

Strictly speaking, you couldn't tell who he was, because the pic showed the top of his head...

...but you *could* see a suit and a pink shirt.

Facebook's new CSO comes out swinging: "Death to Flash!" [POLL]

Facebook still uses Flash if you have it, even though it doesn't need to.

But if Facebook's new CSO has his way, that could end. Suddenly!

Facebook locked out Jemmaroid von Laalaa, so she made it her real name

Facebook locked out Jemmaroid von Laalaa, so she made it her real name

One woman's tale of desperately fighting to get back into her account after the real-name policy police shut her out.

WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger could be banned by UK's newly proposed bill

WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger could by banned by UK's newly proposed bill

Newly proposed UK legislation will demand that messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Snapchat remove encryption from their apps altogether or see them banned.

Man charged for naming sexual assault victim on police Facebook page

Man charged for naming sexual assault victim on police's Facebook page

He named the victim in a comment he made on Facebook, contravening laws designed to protect the identity of sexual assault victims.

It's time we stopped calling Millennials "dumb" about data privacy

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Among the impressions people have of Millennials is that they are self-obsessed, addicted to oversharing on social media, and clueless when it comes to online privacy. Here's why that's wrong.

Social media etiquette for Jim Carrey (and everyone else)

What Jim Carrey needs to know about social media privacy

Jim Carrey has apologized for tweeting a photo of a child without asking for permission. He's not the first!

Faceglória: like Facebook but without all that 'sin'

Faceglória: like Facebook but without all that sin

Don't click "Like" - click "Amen!" The Brazilian evangelical take on social media swaps in Gospel music and billowing white clouds.