Facebook offers sponsored stores that allows advertisers to easily target friends of connections. Your name will appear in the ad but and here’s how you can prevent that from happening.
If you do not wish to show your exact location in Tweets, you can either turn off geo-tagging or attach a random location.
Would you not like other LinkedIn members to know that you have viewed their profiles? There’s a setting for that.
Learn how you can easily opt-out of interest-based or behavioral advertising to prevent companies from showing targeted ads on your screen.
Learn how you can opt-out of Google Analytics right now!
Learn how to erase files permanently from your Windows Computer use the free sure delete utility and recover free space. Your files are not deleted when you empty the Recycle Bin.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt made this remark sometime back on online privacy – “If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.” Later, in another gathering, he suggested children could change their names when they got older if they wanted to escape what was embarrassing and public in their online lives.
BlackBerry keeps a record of your phone calls in the debug log that is otherwise used for troubleshooting. Therefore, to completely empty your phone call log, always remember to delete the debug log.
Learn how you can control the visibility of your Facebook location. You may even display your current geo-location to select friends or hide it from everyone on Facebook.
People are worried that Facebook is leaking their phone numbers and other personal information? Are the fears valid or are we just being too paranoid?
Your office photocopy machine has a built-in hard drive that stores an image of nearly every document thatâ€™s copied or scanned through the machine.
Update your Facebook privacy settings and then look at your Facebook profile from the eyes of other people to make sure that you aren’t sharing anything private with Facebook stalkers.
Google can customize your search results based on your past search activity on Google. This customization includes searches you’ve done and results you’ve clicked.
This is what happens when you modify any of the information in your Facebook profile or when you decide to deactivate or delete your Facebook account.
If Google were a real human being who happened to live in the same apartment as you, will this make your life any better? Google Roomate video has a clue.
The privacy laws of UK require Google to blur faces of people on Street View to protect them from recognition and that led to the blurring of the KFC mascot Colonel Sanders.
Deleting your Facebook account? Facebook has reverted to the old terms of service and show the sorry message if your try erasing yourself from Facebook.
Learn how to remove selected websites or web pages from your Firefox browser history so that other may not come to know about your web browsing session.
The minimum age requirement to become a member of Facebook is thirteen (13) years but if anyone under the age of 18 wants to join Facebook, he should be studying in some high school or college else his membership would be in violation of Facebook terms.
If you are worried that some malicious cracker or your employer could be violating your privacy and reading private emails, try Whisper Bot – it lets you send secure and anonymous email to anyone for free without an account.
How to Disable Facebook Chat so that none of my friends can see me online or send me an IM message via Facebook.
How to send an email messages anonymously and secretly so that recipient will never know who sent that message and from where.
Privnote is a free web service that helps you send secrate notes over the Internet. You get a link to the note, and once that link is clicked the note is deleted so it can only be seen once.
Firefox has a Clean Private Data feature that clears all your web surfing tracks – everything including cookies, cache, temporary files, web addresses and stored passwords are deleted from the computer.