HOWTO: Download Your WhatsApp Data Report

If you spend a ton of time on WhatsApp, you might wonder what WhatsApp and Facebook (the own WhatsApp by the way) – know about you. Well, you can download a copy of your WhatsApp “Data Report”. This contains details of all your chats, new contacts, pictures & videos sent and received, groups joined etc. […]

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HOWTO: Block A Contact In WhatsApp

There are plenty of reasons where you might want or need to block contacts on WhatsApp. Everything from stalkers, online abuse, cyber bullying, obscene and unwanted messages. When you block a contact, you won’t be able to send or receive messages from them, you won’t be able to make or receive calls from them and […]

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HOWTO: Hide Your WhatsApp Profile Picture

Sometimes you might want to hide your WhatsApp profile picture in chats or if you are a member of a few groups, you might want to keep under the radar to start with. Do not fret ! You can choose if everyone, no-one, or only your contacts see your picture. iOS & Android: Settings > Account […]

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HOWTO: Lurk On WhatsApp

When you send and receive messages on WhatsApp, the chat windows display two blue ticks in the bottom right hand corner. When a message has been delivered you will see one blue tick, when the other person has read your message you will see two. Now its safe to say those blue ticks can get […]

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HOWTO: Send Your Location in WhatsApp

There might be times where you are in an emergency situation & you need to send or share your location to a contact or group on WhatsApp. This could be very useful if you are in an accident or feel that you are being stalked or followed. You can Share Live Location, which allows your […]

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Yubo – Digital Parenting Safety Tips

Keep your teenager safe: Talk to them– make sure they know how to stay safe online, don’t be embarrassed to talk about inappropriate online content and look out for secretive/reserved behaviour when it comes to their devices Look at the Yubo guidelines– there’s one for users and one for parents as well Remove the location […]

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Yubo – Digital Parenting Safety Tips

Yubo – Keep Your Teenager Safe: Talk to them– make sure they know how to stay safe online, don’t be embarrassed to talk about inappropriate online content and look out for secretive/reserved behaviour when it comes to their devices Look at the Yubo guidelines– there’s one for users and one for parents as well Remove […]

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Yubo – ‘Tinder for Teens’

Keep your child safe online. Yubo, a teen focused app that encourages children to rate, chat and send pics & videos to other users, has attracted a lot of attention from teens and the media. It’s been called Tinder for Teens, because of its ease of interaction with other users based solely on liking a […]

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How My Instagram Account Got Hacked

In an article posted today by security researcher Matt Broddy, there’s a very good walkthrough of how on an Instagram user figured out that his profile was hacked and how. It’s definitely worth a read and some sound advice at the end too on how to prevent it happening to you. Read the article here. […]

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