Whatsapp users have been eagerly waiting for these features, and finally, these are here!
Security experts in the UAE recently alerted that Snapchat has a few safety and privacy concerns about which users in this region should be aware of
Two incidents of online harassment of girls this month have brought the focus back on the urgent issue of online harassment and blackmailing in UAE.
According to Fortune Tech, the app harvests phone numbers and email addresses from smart phones in which it is installed.
While free WiFi networks can be dangerous, you will be surprised to know that a majority of the people in the UAE said they “wouldn’t think twice” before logging on to a public WiFi network, according to the 2017 Norton Wi-Fi Risk Report.
Skype recently released an all-new desktop version. Get introduced to five new features of the new Skype.
Knowing what’s good social media conduct in this region isn’t tough, as governments have social media guidelines you can follow.
Faketoken virus is capable of recording your phone calls, stealing banking credentials, and diverting incoming SMSes. It might be spreading through bulk SMS messages that prompt users to download images.
Enter the world of teenagers and young adults who create Finstagrams to show their not-so-attractive, politically incorrect and candid-to-the-bone side to people in their closest circle.
We spend almost all our waking hours glued to our computer or mobile screens. Here are a few things you should do immediately to manage our time better
Sarahah, which was developed in the Saudi Arabia, topped the list of most downloaded apps in the Apple App Store. Is it a great feedback medium or a bully’s new favourite?
As people have gotten smart about fake emails, cyber thieves are now attacking people through SMS. This new scam is called Smishing.
Password managers promise us they will keep our numerous difficult passwords safe. Can we trust them 100%?
Making a free call online might look like a better alternative to phone calls, but it can put you at risks you never knew about.
Initiatives like the Great Kindness Challenge, which aims at helping children in developing empathy, combating bullying, and building self-esteem.
The feeling of being stalked can be creepy! Your online activity leaves digital footprints that can easily lead stalkers to you. Sweat not! Here’s how you can reduce your footprint.
In this quiz, tell us what are you going to do in case you faced those situations that people usually face in the real life.
Most of us are so addicted to technology that it has almost started suffocating us. Here are seven stress management tips for technoholics.
Not many people think about this often, but smart devices actually expose people to radiation. According to researchers, mobile phone radiation can severely impact a child’s brain development.
Check out this fun game and assess your knowledge in day-to-day cyber safety skills.
Share your score with your friends and see whose score is the best.
On December 15, 2016, Eichenwald said he received a message from the username @Jew_Goldstein on Twitter. The tweet was an animated image (GIF) of a blinding strobe light that said, “You deserve a seizure for your posts” in capital letters. Mr. Eichenwald, who has epilepsy, saw the post and immediately went into a seizure.
Did you know that there was a time when someone could gain control over Facebook users’ videos to edit or delete them? Dan Melamed, a cyber security researcher who worked at Microsoft and A&T helped Facebook identify the security loophole that could have impacted billions of people.
On May 12, 2017, the biggest and fastest-spreading cyber attack in recorded history hit hundreds of thousands of computers from over 150 countries. Learn more about how to protect yourself from the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware.
When people think of Snapchat, they think of a fun platform for people to chat with their friends and send fun images and videos of themselves. However, as time went by and Snapchat established itself as one of the biggest social media companies in the world, they created a ‘Discover’ section on their platform.
We hear about victims of Internet fraud all the time. People tend to simplify those stories and say that those people are so naïve and that it would never happen to them.
You may want to think twice about that.
Instagram’s social media culture does provide a great platform to share authentic photos, but not everything is as flattering and amazing as it seems in those photos. People might not use Photoshop, but they can use filters (even if they use the hashtag #NoFilter). They can give off the impression that the photo was effortlessly taken with very little or no preparation whatsoever.
You know how we always say, “Think before you post?” Well, Instagram just introduced a new feature called Instagram Drafts.
Have you recently had a conversation with anyone about cyber safety? If not, there might be a few questions you haven’t thought about yet.
How easy is it for hackers to guess the passwords on your social media accounts? Chances are it’s easier than you think. Read this article and watch the video about the steps you need to take to keep your accounts secure.
You’ve heard all these stories about kids being abducted by adults. But what if you saw one in real life? Click here to read about what happened in two social experiments filmed by one of the major news stations in the United States.
Online addiction is becoming such a major problem nowadays that people want to consider it a drug. One pundit even went as far as calling it ‘digital heroin.’ Would you agree? Read both sides of the argument in this article.
Have you ever heard anyone stereotype millennials? You’ve heard them all before: entitled, lazy, self-centered, etc. Internationally known entrepreneur Simon Sinek explains why this is the case and what we can do to help them.
Do you remember a program called YouTube Heroes? YouTube announced it in September 2016, and the communities detested it… for many reasons. Find out why.
When Facebook introduced video to their platform, very few people knew that a lot of companies were stealing content… particularly from YouTube’s content creators. Read more about Facebook freebooting YouTube’s content.
There are a lot of cyberbullies and online trolls out there, especially on Twitter. Follow the directions in this article if there is someone you want to block or unfollow on Twitter.
We have reached a new problem since the arrival of the smartphone. We have become more connected, but only through our smartphones. As a result, we have become more disconnected to our surroundings. We refer to this concept as phubbing.
Do you ever feel like your phone heats up when you put your phone to your ear? How much do you think that impacts your health… particularly your brain? Read on to find out what science tells us about the health risks of too much cell phone use.
YouTube is a great social media platform with a lot of great videos. However, you may come across something hateful or abusive. Learn how to report videos and abusive comments to let YouTube know that something should be taken down.
Have you heard of the Amanda Todd’s cyber bullying story? She became a household name after her tragic story was published in 2012. Listen to what some American teenagers have to say about her story and the implications of cyberbullying.
How many posts by online extremists do you think get uploaded online each week? How many do you think stay online for a while? We can help governments delete extremist content online. Find out more.
Do you know someone who is being bullied and could use a source of inspiration? Check out this in-depth list of 87 anti-bullying quotes and provide a source of inspiration and uplift society as a whole.
Do you know how to report abuse on Instagram? It’s important to know how to do it before you get an account. Find out what you should do when you come across something inappropriate on Instagram.
Have you heard the story about the middle school teacher and her fake Facebook page? It led to a campaign called #ICANHELP (Delete Negativity on Social Media). Learn more about it in this article.
Have you ever come across an Internet troll before? Chances are you probably have. Find out more about who they are and what you can do to protect yourself from them.
Do you ever experience pain or numbness in your hands and fingers? You might have an internet addiction, but you might also need to do one simple thing. Find out what it is in this article.
Why do we see more stories of online bullying happen online nowadays. It’s partly because there are some key differences between cyber bullying and traditional bullying.
Do you feel like you and your family spend too much time on the Internet? A 48-hour digital detox could be the perfect solution for you. Read more to learn more about it.
Do you know how to stay safe online? Take this quiz and prove it!
Online gaming can be lots of fun. However, you could be exposed to a lot of dangers if you’re not careful. If you believe that safety comes first, read these 5 tips about how to stay safe while gaming online.