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Olympic Social media followers BEWARE

Posted by ki6866a on July 15, 2012

After reading the article on how social media will reshape the Olympics, It seemed like a great and cheap opportunity for a business to advertise in a medium with lots of hits. But businesses are not the only people interested in the large followings. According to Mashable, hackers and cyber criminals will have a field day with the Olympics and its large following.

Social media is mentioned constantly as the new age of communication but with that comes new security challenges especially since the government is too scared to touch social media policies.  So for the time being If you’ll be following the Olympics through social media make sure to follow the basic security guidelines.

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