Top 20 Most Popular Social Networking Websites

Here are the 20 Most Popular Social Networking Websites for June 2010 and no surprise to see Facebook leading the pack with over double the traffic as the second placed MySpace. Twitter continues to grow as expected with Linked in slightly behind, while narrowly avoiding “last place” is the largest Black community online at BlackPlanet.com

Facebook Applications Spreading Adware

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  A new scheme allows cyber-criminals to monetize on unwary users by leading them into installing adware applications. Rather than using hidden vulnerabilities in the social networking platform, this novel approach relies on social engineering in order to trick users into interacting with the attacker.

How Social Networks Are Using Your Data

Companies collect all sorts of data to build a database of you from social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Bebo, website forums, blogs and other websites. How do they use all this info on you? For example, did you know that your Facebook friends could influence what kind of credit you get from a… Continue Reading …

Facebook WARNING:Avoid fake Haiti Earthquake fundraisers

Fake fundraising efforts for the Haiti disaster are spreading like wildfire on Facebook. Dozens of fan pages have been set up, urging users to join and promising a $1 donation for each member. One group this weekend attracted 1.5 million members before it was disabled. Meanwhile, during the weekend, Facebook officials had to beat back… Continue Reading …