Online Privacy

How To : Protect your privacy online

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to protect their privacy online. Some information that is exposed every time you visit a website are your I.P. address, operating system and browser. To view what information that you are revealing to a website, visit the site provided ...more

News : Should Kids Be Allowed to Use Facebook and Google+?

It's a question I've been pondering a lot lately. Technically, children under the age of 13 are not allowed to join Facebook. But according to a Consumer Reports in May, 7.5 million children 12 and younger are already on the site. Currently, federal law prohibits websites from ...more

How To : Inside Bitcoin - Part 1 - Bitcoin and Anonymity

Over the past decade the Internet community has been witness to the rise of many new forms of online interaction. These new technologies have given rise to anonymous networks (like TOR), black markets within the deep web network (like the Silk Road), and even forms of digital ...more

News : Popcorn Time Explained

Part 1: What is Popcorn Time? Part 2: What is a torrent? Part 3: Why am I at risk? Part 4: What is a VPN? Part 5: Are all VPNs the same? Part 6: How do I stay protected? Part 1: What Is Popcorn Time? Popcorn Time is, essentially, a torrent client (look to Part 2 for further ...more

How To : The Best Video Chat Apps to Use with Your Infant

You know your infant is advanced. Maybe you want to give her or him a head start at learning things like writing code to develop the next big Fortnite game. Or maybe you just want to play Fortnite with your infant. But the American Academy of Pediatrics discourages screen time ...more

How To : Your One-Stop Guide to Secure, Encrypted Messaging

Now that smartphones have ensured that we're connected to the internet 24/7, online privacy has become more important than ever. With data-mining apps hoping to sell your information for targeted ads, and government agencies only one subpoena away from knowing every detail of ...more

How To : Reverse Check a Phone Number

Prank Calls, Masked NumbersWho is calling your phone or your child's? Pranksters use a lot of tricks to make sure they can get on your nerves. Being able to trace prank calls is important because you're not going to learn much from your Caller ID, since most prank callers use ...more

How To : Add, ignore, accept and remove friends on Facebook

Ever wonder what happens when you hit "ignore" for a friend request? In this tutorial, presented by Facebook, you will learn exactly how to manage your contacts online. You will see how to add, delete, accept and deny friends and what will happen if you do so. This video off ...more

How To : Protect your online reputation

With social networking systems, YouTube comments chains, chat rooms, bulletins boards, Twitter updates... It seems as if almost everyone has at one time publicly stated an opinion on the Internet. Nearly half of all prospective employers research job applicants online. Make su ...more

How To : Edit your Google+ profile and privacy settings

Make sure that your Google+ profile only reflects the information that you want it to. Control your online presence and privacy in Google's social network by following the suggestions of this video. Learn how to edit your Google plus profile.

How To : Make your MySpace information more private

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make their information more private on My-Space. Users will need to begin by logging into their account. On your homepage, click in Account Settings and click on the Privacy tab. Under General Privacy, users are able control who see ...more

News : New iPhone Feature Piques Interest of Porn Industry

The day of interactive porn has arrived, all thanks to Steve Jobs. The iPhone 4's new video-call feature, FaceTime, enables users to have live video chat sessions over a Wi-Fi network, via the iPhone's camera and screen. Unsurprisingly, the porn industry was immediately inspir ...more

How To : Use Skype for online video calls

This video will show you how to use the program Skype for online video calls. Skype is a free program that can be used through your computer to make phone and video calls. Go to Skype and download either Mac or windows depending on your platform. It will ask you to fill out so ...more

How To : Stop telemarketers from calling

If you want to stop telemarketers from calling, use this guide and try a multi-pronged approach. You Will Need * Caller ID * Bluntness * Disconnected phone message * Letter-writing skills * Registry on the Do Not Call list * Internet access (optional) Step 1: Use your ID feat ...more

How To : Delete your IE browser history

Deleting your Internet history once in a while is important. Not only will doing so protect your privacy, but it will also clear up much needed space on your harddrive and help your PC run quicker. In this tutorial, learn exactly how to delete the browser history in Internet E ...more

How To : Set up web video chat

Video chatting over the Internet is an inexpensive way to keep in touch with your family and friends. This video will show you how to set up web video chat. Step 1. Buying a webcam If you don’t already have a webcam, you’ll need to get one. A webcam for video chatting can be ...more

News : 11 Dirty Tricks Played by Crooked Web Designers

Ever been Privacy Zuckered? Roach Moteled? Friend Spammed? If you've been on the net long, odds are you have — and worse! Fortunately, there's a new resource for keeping track of the web's worst design practices; it's called "Dark Patterns" and it aims to "name and shame" site ...more

How To : Block specific phone numbers from calling you

Privacy is important. Whether its a telemarketer or a crazy ex, sometimes you may need to block someone from contacting you. With this tutorial, learn how to get rid of those pesky callers. You Will Need • Internet access • Phone • Call-blocking service • Cell phone's owne ...more

How To : Keep your diary private

If you're serious about keeping your diary for your eyes only then you might have to take some drastic steps. There are some very clever ways to distract from, encrypt, hide, or disguise a diary if you're willing to put in the work. If you keep a diary, you’re likely to want ...more

How To : Securely & Anonymously Spend Money Online

Anonymity is very important to many internet users. By having your "e-identity" exposed online, you can be stuck with a number of unwanted issues, such as: Privacy invasion. Internet tracking. Exposure to being hacked. However, what if we wanted to spend money anonymously? T ...more

How To : Protect Your Facebook Reputation with Reppler

Do you know how you are perceived by your peers? In real life and online? In the physical world, you could be seen as intelligent, thoughtful and hard-working, but on the Web you could be looked at as irrational, selfish and slothful. There's just something about the Internet ...more

CISPA : What You Need to Know

Though under a lot of the average consumer's radar, the CISPA is now making rounds again with a coalition of advocacy rights groups. The act, known as the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, forces companies to ignore existing privacy laws and share information with ...more

How To : Open and manage your first bank account

Your first bank account can be exciting and confusing at the same time. Check out this video and learn how to manage your money and accounts so you don't wind up in the red. You don't have to earn an MBA to make good financial decisions; this video offers plenty of suggestions ...more

How To : Follow proper netiquette rules

Learn how to follow proper netiquette rules. You may be a model of decorum in person, but a bonehead online. Check out how much you know about Internet manners. Step 1. Be clear Be clear in your e-mails and text messages. Don’t include acronyms unless you’re sure the recipie ...more

How To : Prune and care for trees and shrubs

Trees, shrubs, and hedges in your home garden have not only aesthetic appeal because of their beauty but also are very practical. Trees offer shade from the sun, and hedges provide privacy for your yard. These plants however, must be well taken care of to continue to provide t ...more

How To : Remain Anonymous and Chat Securely with Cryptocat

I'm sure we've all heard about MSN and Yahoo! Messenger, right? They can be useful, but the setup can be quite time consuming for those who need to use it just once or twice—and the privacy statements are a real bother. For example, we must provide our real details. You could ...more

News : Official Phone Snap! Challenge Rules

Before you start snapping away and submitting your photos, please take some time to read the official rules below! No purchase necessary to enter or win; a purchase does not improve your chance of winning; void where prohibited by law. ELIGIBILITY: Only legal residents of t ...more

News : The Basics of Facebook Privacy Settings

Just how private is your Facebook profile? To some extent, that's up to you. Many Facebook users share and poke their days away, never knowing about the plethora of custom privacy settings that lie just a click away. Facebook's privacy menus can look a little complicated to th ...more

News : Them's the Rules!

Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more

How To : Fix Audio Issues on the Xbox One Wired Headset

Finally, the much-hyped Xbox One is out, setting the stage for an epic holiday showdown between Microsoft and Sony. While the PS4 was released a full week before the Xbox One, Microsoft's next generation system is fully equipped with the latest games and acts as an all-out med ...more

How To : The Top 80+ Websites Available in the Tor Network

There are nearly 100,000 unique onion service addresses online with over two million people using Tor every single day. Join me as I explore a small fraction of what the Tor network has to offer. It's puzzling to imagine about 100,000 .onion websites in existence. Readers who ...more

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