With social media, the personal is the professional. If you rely on your online presence as a means to earn money in any capacity, what you say and share on social media matters. The fact that you might be using a personal account vs. a business account matters not. Rest assured that clients (and potential clients) are looking at both. To maintain a reasonable level of professionalism, there are some things you should never share on social media. If you do choose to share these things, at the very least be aware of the potential risk.
Most of the time, there’s no reason to share your location with everyone who can see the post.
2. Personal Information
Sites like Facebook are full of people who can steal your identity on social media.
3. Anything you don’t want to make public
On the internet, once something has been published, it’s pretty much impossible to remove it completely.
4. Travel plans
You never know who could see this information and use it to break into your home.
A lot of people use their social media accounts as a place to complain, for some reason. But the result can get a lot messy.
6. Personal Advice
It’s best to stay quiet on all of this because if you give advice that ends up harming someone, they could pursue legal action against you.
7. Expensive purchases
Telling the world that you have a something expensive could result in some people wanting to steal it.
8. Giveaways and contests
Most of these contests are actually scams in disguise.
9. Secret Information
If you’re aware of protected details at your job, don’t share those anywhere, it can get you in big trouble.
10. Criminal Evidence
Sharing sensitive information like sharing that you are drunk driving can get you in legal trouble.
10 Most common internet scams you should be aware of
Usually, phishing is done via email, and these emails are designed to look real to extract personal info.
2. Online Shopping scams
What happens is that after you purchase from a third party e-commerce store then never send you the product.
3. Tech support scams
Scammers will call you pretending to be from tech support team and then convince you to remotely control your device.
5. Fake antivirus
Hackers will be send you a pop up that your device is infected with virus but you shouldn’t fall for this and don’t downloads any software.
6. Online dating scams
Criminals use online dating to build relations and then ask for money after one falls fo them.
7. Nigerian Email Scams
Someone from Nigeria will contact you for lucky draw/charity then asks to cover the expenses.
9. False survey
You’ll usually receive an email about a rewarding survey just to extract your personal information when there’s actually no reward.
10. Instant loans
While dealing with your money online you should be aware of all the terms and conditions or it can get you in trouble.
10 keyboard tips and tricks for your smartphone
1. Quick punctuations
Just hold the period key and you’ll be able to access quick punctuations
2. Capitalize words
Highlight the word and tap on shift to quickly capitalize the words with ease
3. Double Space
Not you can just double tap on space bar it’ll automatically add a period
4. Remove suggestions
Select the word from the suggestion tray and drag it to the delete icon to remove it
This is an amazing feature most of us don’t know about, to add fractions you can just hold the numbers
6. One-handed mode
For smartphones with big screens Gboard also offers a one handed mode to shrink the keyboard for typing
7. Speedy deleting
To delete set of words or sentence click on delete and swipe through the keyboard
8. Personal slangs
To add personal words or acronyms just go to the personal dictionary feature
You can also modify your keyboard for handwriting and it’ll type as you write
10. Faster typing
For faster typing you can just slide through your keyboard between words and even punctuations
Top 10 productivity apps for your phone
Evernote is a powerful note taking app packed with many great features.
2. Google Drive
With google’s series of productivity apps, google drive is a very effective and handy tool.
The app allows you to make recipes that tell various apps to do various things at various times.
It’s one of the best security app to store credentials for various sites.
5. Microsoft Apps
Microsoft apps provide all the options available on your phone with the same experience as on PC.
Pushbullet helps bridge the gap between your phone and your computer.
Slack is easily the best business chat app currently available. It supports text and voice chats.
8. Solid Explorer
Solid Explorer is a must for file management on your phone. It has a simple UI with a ton of features, including many niche features.
It lets you quickly and easily organize tasks, chores, lists, work stuff, and more.
This app is a your own task manager and entirely free to use forever.
Hidden features in smartphones you must know
1. If you don’t want another person to have access to your personal data you can use guest mode on your android device.
2. You can set the timer to turn off the audio after you’ve slept but this feature is only for iOS.
3. Go to Timer, and choose its length. Tap When Timer Ends, and select Stop Playing at the bottom.
4. If you accidentally delete text or if you want to delete text, try to shake your iPhone. You’ll get a popup saying “Undo.”
5. This iPhone feature allows you to increase the quality of your connection if you’re far from the city. You should enter this code *3370#.
6. Go to settings and under the “System” section, tap “Scheduled power on & off” to power off while you are asleep.
7. Smart Lock lets you unlock your phone with several options, including your voice, face or your home.
8. Through System UI Turner you can select exactly which icons will appear in the status bar.
9. If you are handing over your phone to someone else and want to hide your personal stuff, then Guided Access would let you do it.