Tag: Social Media

Social Media Remains a Cesspool of Wrong and Fake Coronavirus News

There is a lot of information regarding the coronavirus crisis to keep an eye on. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult to distinguish fake news from factual information. Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of wrong information regarding the coronavirus. Ignore the Fake Coronavirus News on Social Media Most of the fake news is distributed over social media, as is to be expected. Platforms such as …
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New Group of Cryptocurrency Scammers Impersonates Anonymous

Scammers have continued to target cryptocurrency users for several years now. What is most worrisome is how so many of these scams are becoming more prolific over time. The most recent type of scam is apparently spreading on Facebook and other social networks. Impersonating Anonymous is a Risky Game A group of criminals is distributing advertisements which seem to be from CNN Money. That is completely fake, of course, as …
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Arms Dealers Turn to SnapChat in Search of Out-of-state Clients

Social media networks are both useful and dangerous tools. Particularly when it comes to SnapChat, the service has received a fair bit of criticism over the years. That will not change in the near future either. Now that arms dealers are selling guns illegally through this platform, a very troublesome era has been ushered in.  The SnapChat Arms Dealers A particularly worrisome report was shared by The Guardian earlier this …
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Can a Social Media Strike be Pulled off in 2019?

Social media has become a big part of most consumers’ daily lives. That is only to be expected, as people want to feel connected to the world. Additionally, the concept of sharing everything and anything has become completely normal. Not everyone is convinced social media in its current form is a good thing. So much even that a Wikipedia co-founder calls for a social media strike between July 4 and …
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