13. September 2012
Those who have met online will be a couple much earlier, will move in together much earlier and will have children much earlier than other couples do. This is the result of a study of online and offline romantic relationships by the online dating site Parship.
Relationships that started over the internet are said to become serious much earlier than those that started by meeting in pubs, through mutual friends, or at work.
The following figures are convincing:
Two thirds of all couples that have met online, move in together within the first twelve months. 37 percent of the online couples get married within the first year of their relationship. And up to the first child it takes on average just 2.5 years. read more »
31. August 2012
According to Wikipedia, Cyberstalkers (cyberbullies/cyberharrasers) “threaten a victim’s earnings, employment, reputation and/or safety using things like Weblogs, industry forums or boards and commercial Web sites.
One of the ways you can protect yourself online is to be active on social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. If you use these tools to build your reputation, to help those in need and show that you genuinely care about others, people will soon begin to trust and depend on you. Then, if someone tries to blacken your reputation or write untrue stories about you, your friends and contacts can leap to your defense.
Another way is to add yourself to people search and reputation management tools, such as www.yasni.ca .
This new tool, launched in 2008, states “So many people are unaware of what personal information is actually available on the Internet, and Yasni offers a fun and exciting way of keeping track of your own and others online reputation.”.
By searching for your profile online, you can see what type of content leads directly to you that people might be using in their efforts to harass you.
7. August 2012
Take a look at this infographic. It’s all about tips on protecting your children’s reputation online. And how Yasni and the free email monitoring can help you here. First, educate yourself about the applications your child is using. And make sure that you check your child’s privacy settings and insist that your children interact only with people they personally know. And always actively monitor the web with Yasni and try setting a good example and promote honesty. read more »