Social media for festivals blocking spam - keep safe

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How to keep your Twitter account safe when using Twitter for Festivals and Events.
Created by Susan McNaughton, Edinburgh based social media manager for festivals and events in central Scotland.

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Social media for festivals blocking spam - keep safe

  1. 1. SOCIAL MEDIA FOR FESTIVALSBlocking Spam – Keeping Safe
  2. 2. TWITTER SPAM Like any other form of communication, there is junk mail Be wary and keep your account details secure Fishing/Pfishing for your password Giving your log-in to an application without realising Twitter does try to keep the site safe – report and block spammers to assist
  3. 3. BEWARE!  Which of these DMs would you delete immediately?  Spam spreads through people clicking on bogus links
  4. 4. PLENTY OF HELP VIA TWITTER
  5. 5. GENERAL RULES Don’t click on a link if you don’t trust or know the source If you suspect your account has been ‘hacked’ then change your password immediately Check which applications have access to your account and revoke any you no longer need or don’t recognise
  6. 6. APPLICATIONS WITH ACCESS
  7. 7. GET BUSY, GET SOCIAL •Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/SusanMcNaughton •Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Susan.McNaughton.Social.Media •Web: http://www.susanmcnaughton.com •LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/SusanMcNaughton

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