Freedom House covers issues of human rights, civil society, freedom of expression, internet freedom, the rule of law, elections, religious freedom, and LGBTI rights around the world. They recently published their Freedom On The Net 2017 report that discusses government efforts to manipulate information on social media.
Human traffickers worldwide are increasingly using social media to contact vulnerable victims. Human traffickers know how to search out a needy child or teenagers who may be insecure and wanting attention. The trafficker may appear to take a special interest in the child and tell them what they want to hear…this is called grooming. Once... Continue reading Human Traffickers Use Social Media to Lure Victims
Social Media Hacking Social media has become a gold mine for hackers. It’s just so easy! Individual social media platforms have been hackable since their introduction. Social media users don’t understand their vulnerability or even recognize how they are opening themselves up. Social media to most means they have a platform to showcase their most... Continue reading How Hackers Are Getting Social With Your Media