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Interested in Web Science? Here’s a tip!

We probably don’t have to tell you that the World Wide Web has changed the way our modern society works and thinks in many different ways. Ever since the very first website back in 1992 up to the digital currency revolution that is going on right now, the internet changed the way we work, how […]

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Tips for Protecting Privacy

Millions upon millions of financial transactions take place every day online. Economists and technology experts agree this number will only increase as businesses and consumers take advantage of the convenience of conducting business online. With the amount of personal data being transferred via the internet, privacy is a necessary concern. No one wants his bank […]

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The Public Private Lives of Internet Users

When using social networking services or simply posting a comment on a website, best practice is to assume that everyone will find out about it. An off color remark posted in a forum could easily find its way to Facebook or Twitter. Celebrities and politicians have found themselves thrust into headlines after the wrong picture […]

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And what about Online Security?

As the world advances ever closer to a true digital economy, online security becomes a very important issue. Protecting personal and financial information from would-be identify thieves is vital when millions of consumers around the globe conduct banking and business transactions online. Installing anti-virus software and choosing strong passwords are a few of the more […]

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Creating an Online Identity

The era of duel identities is quickly coming to an end. It was once quite common for the average internet user to take on an online-only persona but the online world is moving ever closer to transparency. Social media sites are shutting down accounts that cannot be linked to a real person. Employers review social […]

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