Twitter Safety Tips
A growing number of crimes committed in cyberspace. After Facebook, just maybe this time the media of Twitter become the new target of cyber crime. Not wanting to be falling as the victim to cyber crime? Just follow the following tips to exist on Twitter.
1. Limiting your talk
Use Twitter to easily allow users or to easily perform common Tweet about their location and activities. However, users are often unaware that their account is a public account (not protected or restricted), then everyone could see they Tweet.
The comments provided in response to light from the Tweet could eventually be used to determine the daily schedule of activities and plans for that user. Criminals can use this to make that user the next victim.
2. Be careful for Open Links
Be careful opening the link or links that you get. Many people who use a URL shortening service on Twitter, so it is often difficult to find the actually of the sites that you will visit.
Web security products can indeed be used to check these links. However, the most important thing is to keep in mind that if there is any doubt about the links you get, you should not be opened!
Beware of suspicious activities on the timeline or your inbox. When you start getting suspicious messages or your friends start Tweeting or send messages of which smell like spam’s, you should confirm in advance whether your partner’s account had been targeted by hackers.
4. Think Before Posting
Your tweet can be read by all people around the world. Even when removed, Your Tweet can still be seen by using search engines. Think carefully what you write, because the consequences of your writing will probably further than you expected. Using hash-tag will also facilitate the search for your Tweet.
5. Do not Hurry Believe
You never know who you are in a twitter follower. Do not easily believe in and make friends with people who may have bad intentions.
6. Check carefully Third Party Applications
There are hundreds of applications that you can use in/with Twitter. Before you use these applications, make sure that their security. Look for a lot of applications are discussed in the trusted sites. Remember that these applications often require your username and password.
7. Password Information
Use a different password for each account on your social networking. If you want more secure, create different e-mail to the accounts of your social network. That way, when you close your social networking account, you can easily delete that email account.
8. We caution Log in
Check your browser settings you use. Make sure that your information is not recorded when you use the computer together.
9. Do not tell Personal Information
Beware of attempts to obtain your personal information through a Tweet or Direct Message (DM) is deceiving.
10. Careful tweeting with Cell Phones
Be careful with your cell phone and anyone who can use it. If you have a Twitter application, make sure you always log out after you use it.