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Holly Zink

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Got A Call With No Caller ID? Find Out Who It Is!

Phrase designation No Caller ID

You leave your phone for a while and when you pick it up again, you see a missed call from an unknown number. You keep getting calls with no caller ID. If there’s no caller ID, how do you find out who called? Is it possible to track a no caller ID missed call? How can you identify no caller …

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How To Block Restricted Calls On Android And iPhone

Restricted Call Problem

  While technically considered to be personally identifiable information, it’s surprising how easily individuals or businesses can acquire your phone number and call you anytime. They may even intentionally hide their caller ID or change their area code to lure you into picking up. It can be a bit challenging to trace the real number or find out who the …

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How To Use The IMEI Number To Locate Your Cell Phone

Determination of location via IMEI number

  Phone devices have become a huge part of our day-to-day lives. These small but feature-packed electronics have become more than just mere accessories, but extensions of people’s lives. In fact, cell phones have become a necessity for most people, regardless of their profession. Some users even conduct confidential and important transactions through their phones – from online shopping to …

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Someone Is Using My Phone Number. How Can I Stop This?

Phone spoofing term

  Someone used my phone number to make calls to almost everyone in our neighborhood. Someone keeps using my phone number to call strangers. Can someone use my cell phone number without my knowledge? Someone is using my phone number, how can I stop this? Have you ever known a person who complained someone has their phone number and is …

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Parents’ Guide To Private Messaging and Texting

texting and private messaging

What Is Texting and Private Messaging? Texting, also known as text messaging, is when someone compiles and sends a message to another containing letters, numbers, GIFs, emojis, and so on from their devices. Devices used can include smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, laptops, and more.  Private messaging, also known as direct messaging, occurs when two or more people privately communicate with one …

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The Best Kid-Friendly Search Engines

The Best Kid-Friendly Search Engines

The internet is full of information that is great for kids to learn from and interact with. However, not everything online is kid-appropriate. There’s violent and inappropriate content and images that children can easily view by doing a simple Google search. According to this source,1 in 10 children ages 8-11 have seen inappropriate content online. But how can parents protect …

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Essential TikTok Safety Tips Kids Need To Know (Infographic)

Social Media: A place for people to share themselves with the world and connect with friends, family, and those who have similar interests. To continue the social media saga is the social media app, TikTok. It continues the main purposes of all social networks, but in the form of short videos. However, just like with any other social media app, …

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How To Uncover Hidden Facebook Messages On Your Child’s Phone

hidden facebook messages

Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular messaging platforms for Facebook users. The app allows its users to easily chat with friends or family from just about any device. A recent discovery reveals that your Messenger app may have hidden Facebook messages that you are unaware of. Just like any other messaging platform, it raises major concern for parents. …

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E-Skimming: The Latest Cybersecurity Threat To Watch Out For

e-skimming

With about 76% of consumers online shopping yearly, according to NPR/Marist Poll, the protection and security of e-commerce sites has never been more necessary. Recently, the FBI warned people about the online threat of e-skimming. So, what is e-skimming and how can the average consumer protect themselves from it?  What is E-Skimming? E-Skimming occurs when cyber criminals puts malicious code …

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Don’t Want Google Spying On You? Protect Your Data Using These Tools!

google spying on you

Are you worried that Google is spying on your online activities and gathering your data? Well, with the recent problems pertaining to smart devices listening to you, of course you would be. In light of the growing consumer concern regarding online and data privacy, Google is rolling out some new tools for you to use. So, if you don’t want …

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