Social Networking Protection?Paul, · Categories: General, Information Commons, Virtual Communities
Slashdot and others are all excited about the Federal Trade Commission’s moral panic game, Buddy Builder [link to popup Flash on this page]. Nevermind the funky name, the OnGuardOnline hosted site, pits you against a panel of fake characters as you answer some obvious questions about what to reveal in an IM or email.
Then you get to Round Two where you are asked:
One of the risks of some social networking sites is that there’s no way to control who will be viewing your page — including criminals or identity thieves. True or False.
Social networking pages provide a safe way to share your information with the world, including your school, favorite music group or sports team, where you hang out and more. True or False
More insecurity-building quizzes here. You can learn to fear P2P, Wireless, Spyware, ID Theft and more.