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A new threat could be giving up your location when you post a picture from inside your house. A team of scientists dicovered that with some smartphones, a user’s latitude and longitude can be attached tothe picture you post in the metadata.

Employers are constantly hearing of social media this and social media that. When your employees go on break or eat lunch, they are usually on their cell phones talking. But, now there are also applications on phones like Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare and others where an employee can actually send photo uploads while being mobile and [...]

Social media sites have gained popularity in the past ten years as a medium to keep in contact with loved ones, business associates and friends. However, there can be drawbacks to the usage of said media when one is employed in certain career fields, such as the healthcare industry. Utilizing social media networks can inadvertently [...]

Image via CrunchBase Is there such a thing as Social Media Warfare? We have had cyber warfare going on for years now. So it should be an obvious “YES” that Social Media warfare exists. But is that true?  To get to a full blown war opposing sides go through an escalation process. Where are we [...]

Image by ivanpw via Flickr Social Media Policy Social Media has become part of the user community several years ago. Today we have social media in the corporate environment. The main problem we have is how social media has evolved. It has been a bottom up approach. By bottom up I mean that the consumer [...]

Image via CrunchBase When you join a company, you relinquish certain rights. The workplace is not a democracy. Yet many people still think that their corporate email, their corporate computers and the data they use is “theirs”. Who owns that data? Well the answer is the company. Companies are concerned with data loss prevention. A [...]

Image via CrunchBase  The trends in Social Media are heading towards more sharing of information. But sharing of information has moved beyond your circle of friends and family. Social media is becoming less social and more… well more corporate. Or more like many people shouting in a bar, you are all in close proximity, but [...]

Image via Wikipedia One of the greatest challenges to privacy and security in the next several years is Social Networks and Social Media. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, MySpace and others can be the downfall of valuing information. The ability to share and provide information is completely the opposite of network security requirements.  This is [...]