A short video about how Google Search works, including how Google’s software indexes the web, ranks sites, flags spam, and serves up results. There’s also a part about a lasagna festival.
Knowing how to use smart devices doesn’t mean you’re savvy, and there’s a huge — but subtle — difference between being savvy and being dependent.
Continue reading “Just Delete Me | A directory of direct links to delete your account from web services.”
A directory of direct links to delete your account from web services.
Continue reading “What Should You Do If You Receive a Phishing Email?”
If you receive a phishing email, it can be a bit scary. Fortunately, nothing infects your computer if you don’t click any links or respond. Here’s what to do (and what not to do) if you receive a phishing email.
A list of all-too-predictable choices for breached accounts includes 123456 and “Liverpool”.
[…] The NCSC said people should string three random but memorable words together to use as a strong password.[…]
Continue reading “Most Americans don’t realize what companies can predict from their data”
Every device that you use, every company you do business with, every online account you create – they all collect data about you and analyze it to figure out minute details of your life.
Continue reading “Google may track your location even if you disable Location tracking | gHacks Technology News”
The Location feature that Google built-into the Android operating system and some of its applications power location-based services such as Google Maps and provide Google with information about a customer’s whereabouts. The Location feature is not turned on by default but Google apps, services, and third-party apps may prompt the user to enable it to provide more accurate information.
Continue reading “Japan tells netizens to stop confusing the olds with internet slang”
Sure, internet-speak can be confusing, so older folks oftentimes can’t understand WTH younger users are trying to say. The problem is apparently much worse in Japan than it is here, however, because the government itself has decided to weigh in. Much to the amusement of many netizens, the Agency for Cultural Affairs has issued a report asking people, in effect, to knock off the crazy emojis and slang.