Fraudsters’ new favorite place to snare unsuspecting online users is social media. As questions of how social media platforms can be held accountable for protecting their user base from misleading information continue to rise, it is becoming more clear that hundreds of thousands of users are being exposed to fraudulent content with the explicit purpose of collecting information or money from well-meaning suspects.
Win up to $30,000 in prizes by entering the F3.space contest
Are you a web designer or agency that has put together a website on a Radix domain name? The people at F3 would love to see it—and it could win you up to $30,000 in prizes.
A walk down memory lane as we say goodbye to AIM
Cue swinging open door logon sound.
After 20 years, it’s time for AOL Instant Messenger to say G2G 4ever~. Yes, that’s right, the first online communication platform that trained the millennial generation to become professional online stalkers officially signed off for the final time today.
Why more people are using branded short links
If you follow a lot of brands on your favorite social media feeds, you’ve probably noticed an interesting phenomenon: Rather than sticking to traditional URLs or the generic shortened ones provided by services like Bitly and Hootsuite, companies are embracing branded short links that reflect their business values.
4 tips for increasing your website’s page rank when you know nothing about SEO
SEO is one of those big, scary, ominous things that is going to come up time and time again whenever you talk about getting your website online and driving more traffic to it. It’s a field so nuanced that even SEO experts admit that most of what they’re doing involves a lot of guesswork about what they think is going to be beneficial for your website.
But by following a few common sense best practices, you’ll make a more enjoyable experience for users and potentially boost your search rankings in the process.
4 reasons to create a website for your side hustle
We live in a gig economy where more people than ever are turning to side hustles to pay the bills. The best way to bring in more business is through a website dedicated to what you do. Here’s why it’s worth investing in a website for your side gig.
Video | Nerd Compass presents: Allison and Ethan on content
What does it take to get quality visitors to your website? Great content. No matter what your website does, creating engaging interesting content is a must for business success.
What’s happening in social media platform land?
Juggling through your daily routine of social media app checking can become exhausting and that doesn’t even include keeping up with software updates. And since you probably don’t have enough time to know what’s going on in the platform land, I’ll give you a rundown.
Another platform bites the dust …
Exactly one month ago, I decided to ditch our current social media scheduling platform, AgoraPulse, and went on a lengthy research journey to find the next social media hero. After days of googling and blog reading, I narrowed down my search to two options: MeetEdgar and HeyOrca—not just because of their cool names and cute logos—but for the exciting features and affordability. Both trials have ended and it’s now the moment of truth.
Video: How we got attacked by cellphones | Nerd Compass on DDoS
Have you downloaded a new app lately? You could have inadvertently aided in a DDoS attack. Here’s the rundown on how DDoS attacks work and what the implications could mean for the future.