Share A Facebook group called “December 1” posting terrifying invitations to students at Ramapo and Indian Hills high schools to engage in violence. Authorities confirmed the threat and started investigating. “I think they’re going to find out who it is,” senior Jared Horowitz said. “This stuff is easy to trace and everything.”
Share Here’s how it works: When you post pics, only people who are your friends can see them. However, if I am friends with “Jane” and Jane comments on “Sam’s” picture, this comment (and Sam’s picture) get posted for ME to see. And I’ve never met Sam in my life. Not only that, but I can click on the picture and see the whole album of all Sam’s pictures. Just the one album though. So, poor Sam is getting his pictures looked at by every single person who is Jane’s friends. And, the same goes for anyone else who comments on his picture.
Share Virgin Atlantic has sacked its thirteen staff at Gatwick Airport who labeled customers “chavs” and criticized the maintenance record of the airline’s fleet of Boeing 747 on Facebook. The staff criticized the cleanliness of Virgin’s fleet and of its passengers. All 13 have now been sacked for their comments.
Share As we all know that Facebook has become a tool of cyber bullying, Identity theft and child harrasmant. Chris Vollum, a speaker at Saturday’s Bluewater District School Board parent conference in Owen Sound, said the site can put a child in harm’s way, if not used with caution. “The more I read about Facebook, the more shocked I become about how they disregard our privacy,” he said in an interview.
Share Private Facebook profiles aren’t quite as hidden as many users might think they are. Pages that are supposedly restricted are visible to anyone using searches based on religion, sexual orientation or relationship status. Security researcher Christopher Soghoian announced the flaw on Tuesday. A quick search by Wired News for women in a major U.S. city who were interested in random hookups with men revealed the names and photos of two high school girls, including one ninth grader.