Sunday , 24 September 2017


Social Media Sites are Tracking You! Here’s How to Better Manage Your Online/Phone Apps

As our lives become increasingly digital it is easy to share more and more information online and with our phones. Some of these sites and apps that you use, however, may not be as trustworthy as you think. This extremely informative infographic shows quite clearly what is going on and what you can do to stop apps from either tracking you altogether or to the extent that they currently are. 

The infographic below* is by the staff at www.backgroundcheck.org and is made available to you by Lorimer Wilson, editor of www.munKNEE.com (Your Key to Making Money!) and www.FinancialArticleSummariesToday.com (A site for sore eyes and inquisitive minds).

*http://www.backgroundcheck.org/sneaky-apps-your-personal-information/

Additional Infographics of Interest:

1. Addicted to Digital Multi-tasking? It Can Have Serious Consequences

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Take a look at how many tabs and programs you have open on your computer. Odds are you multi-tasking. As technology becomes more and more a part of our lives, most Americans are learning to do several things at once but, unfortunately, all our multi-tasking can be anything but – and it can have some serious consequences. [Let’s take a look at the infographic below for a better understanding of the place of online technology in our lives today.]

2. How Smart Are You At Keeping Your Smartphone Safe from Identity Fraud?

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Studies have shown that identity fraud has risen 13% since 2010 which can be attributed, in part, to the growing popularity of ‘smart’ cell phones. This infographic illustrates just what our phones reveal about us and offers precautionary tips to keep your phone safe from prying eyes and what to do if your phone is lost, stolen or misplaced.

3. facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, Google+: Who Uses Each & Should You?

More than 66% of adults are connected to one or more social media platforms, but who exactly are these people? This is a question every business must answer before embracing social media and our infographic below provides a look at the statistics behind some of the most popular social media platforms.

4. You, Me and Online Media Piracy: How Much Does It Cost the U.S. Economy?

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Media piracy is a major issue faced by both consumers and industry groups. Since many people download music, movies and TV shows without paying just how much is such activity impacting employment opportunities and industry profits? Let’s find out.