The last couple of Security for Everyone episodes, introduced two Facebook applications that help protect you by warning against threats on Facebook, specifically those found in your wall or news feed. Today we are going to introduce a couple more utilities that help protect you and also take a look at the privacy settings in Facebook. My intention is not to discourage you from using Facebook but to encourage you to enter into it wisely and re-evaluate your activity and settings on a regular basis.
Security tips and tricks about Facebook, for Windows users.
This week we continue the Security for Everyone series by looking at the Facebook security application called BitDefender Safego. This app is affixed with the BETA label but handles scanning your wall and news feed for links to threats, as well as helping you understand what personal information may be leaking as a result of the choices you’ve made with privacy settings. Let’s move into the Facebook ecosystem and learn if BitDefender Safego can help you stay safe when using this social network.
The Security for Everyone series we will be changing things up a bit and spending some time looking at Facebook security apps for the next several episodes. Facebook is among the most visited sites on the Internet, often battling for first place with the search giant Google. This mainstream acceptance of Facebook brings along a plethora of security and privacy concerns. Thankfully there are applications, such as Norton Safe Web and others, that are taking measures to help protect Facebook users from threats. In this episode we will take a look at what Norton Safe Web is capable of and how to enable it when using Facebook. In future episodes we will look at other tools.
While browsing your library of photos, chances are you will find some you want to post on Facebook and share with your friends on this social network. This usually means that you have to open your Internet browser, go to your Facebook profile, go to Add pictures, upload the pictures, etc. Too many steps if you ask me. Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011 allows you to upload pictures to Facebook with a few simple clicks, without having to open the browser. This tutorial will show the steps you need to follow for doing so.
The latest version of Windows Live Messenger has a brand new feature: Facebook integration, which allows you to fully interact with Facebook without having to access it from a browser. You can do absolutely anything you want to, in terms of interaction with the service and your friends. This article will cover how to connect to Facebook from Windows Live Messenger, how to see your friends' status messages and other activities and how to add comments to their updates.