Guest post: how to protect your personal data when disposing of computers

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Cassie Phillips is an internet security enthusiast and digi.me blog fan who specialises in cybersecurity and technology and writes at securethoughts.com/express-vpn-review Most people wouldn’t get rid of their credit cards, Social Security cards or even sensitive paper documents by throwing them out or tossing them in the trash. Yet careful souls across the globe continue … Continue reading Guest post: how to protect your personal data when disposing of computers

2016 will be a ‘transformational’ year for personal data

The coming 12 months will see dramatic shifts in the way we view and hold our personal data because the current model is broken. While everything we do - from our tastes, experiences and preferences upwards - is data that makes up our whole, the current trading model is broken, with consumers up in arms … Continue reading 2016 will be a ‘transformational’ year for personal data

How To Download Facebook Messages – Slideshow Guide

One of our most continually popular topics on this blog is how to download Facebook Messages. This is probably old news to most of our users, but for anyone just getting to grips with the product or anyone who hasn't heard of SocialSafe before, you are able to download all of your Facebook Messages to your own machine … Continue reading How To Download Facebook Messages – Slideshow Guide

VIDEO GUIDE: Search Your Instagram Captions, Comments, Tags and #Hashtags

One of the cool things you can do when you download your Instagram photos to SocialSafe is to search through them by keyword or hashtag. When viewing your Instagrams within SocialSafe you can click on the Search box on the left hand side of the top bar and enter the word, name or phrase you'd … Continue reading VIDEO GUIDE: Search Your Instagram Captions, Comments, Tags and #Hashtags

Instagram Outage – How To Download And View Your Photos Offline

Photo sharing site Instagram experienced a period of downtime over the weekend that manifested itself by the app being in a perpetual period of loading the feed, but to no avail. Somewhat predictably, users vented their cynicism and ire on other social platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, the latter of course being the owner … Continue reading Instagram Outage – How To Download And View Your Photos Offline

LinkedIn To Remove ‘Products & Services’ Tab By April 14th 2014

Anyone who runs a LinkedIn Company Page should take note of the fact that the business network has announced it will be retiring the 'Products & Services' tab, effective from April 14th 2014. All page owners should have received an email from LinkedIn, but if you haven't been made aware of the changes, here's what the … Continue reading LinkedIn To Remove ‘Products & Services’ Tab By April 14th 2014

Can’t Post To Facebook? What If You Couldn’t See Anything Either?

Some people will have sat down at their computers, or unlocked their smartphones today, only to find that they can't post to Facebook. The bug also meant that some users were unable to post comments, send messages, post photos or even Like content from over users or pages. Those affected by the glitch were still … Continue reading Can’t Post To Facebook? What If You Couldn’t See Anything Either?