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How Social Media Spam Erodes Brand Trust

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According to a study by digital security firm, Nexgate, “social spam” — or spam on social networks — grew at the rate of 355 percent in 2013. The more popular a network, the more vulnerable it is to spam attacks. In fact, spammers like Facebook and YouTube more than any other network, the study said.

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Facebook Allows Users to Download Expanded Archive of Their Information
(Inside Facebook)
The “Download Your Information” feature now includes catalogues of friend requests a users make, IP addresses they’ve logged in from and any previous names they’ve used, among other Facebook actions. This is in addition to the copy of photos, posts, messages, chat conversations, friend lists and other information that Facebook first made available for download in 2010. The New York Times Facebook, which is preparing for an initial public stock offering, most likely in May, has been trying to accommodate government officials in Europe, where privacy laws are more stringent than in the United States. Mashable The archive still doesn’t include your friends’ photos and status updates, other users’ personal info and comments you’ve made on other people’s posts. Facebook This feature will be rolling out gradually to all users and more categories of information will be available for download in the future. Read more