Don’t Fall for the Facebook Copyright Hoax

So the Facebook privacy notices everyone has been posting to their walls is apparently just a big hoax.  According to ABC news and Snopes.com, "Facebook isn't claiming copyright to the personal information, photographs, and other material that their users are posting to the social network."   I guess if you really want to be safe, you can always be like Beatrice of the Esurance commercials.  (and no, I'm not selling Esurance) (more…)

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Stolen dog found 2400 miles from home

2400 miles from home, this stolen dog will soon be returned.  The owners set up a Facebook page to get the word out.  A truck driver, who was seen taking the dog, surrendered the pouch on the other side of the country.

 

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Fake $100 Bill Scam – True or False?

What's the scoop on the Fake $100 Bill Scam? On my Facebook wall I've noticed several of my friends have been posting a story sure to get attention this holiday season. A women enters her car after shopping at Walmart.  As she turns her head to back out, she notices what appears to be a $100 bill on her rear window. With her keys in the ignition and the car running, she gets out to investigate. A thief is waiting nearby and jumps into the car and drives off. (more…)

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Use Social Media to Find Your Stolen Property

Social Media has changed everything, including crime fighting.  If you are a victim of theft, sites like Facebook and Twitter can provide you with additional options besides just making a police report.  From finding a stolen bike to locating looted antiques, social media can help find stolen property by sharing the information with those who share an interest.  But how should you begin? (more…)

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