Essay on Hacking Social Networks And Social Networking Sites

1034 Words Dec 3rd, 2014 5 Pages
Bhumit Dhandhukiya
Professor Ali Noori
EAC 150
25th November 2014

Hacking Social Networks Advancement in technology makes lives more and more comfortable in every aspect. The dawn of 21st century witnessed one of the most amazing inventions in the field of internet which is known as social networking. The main purpose of any social networking site is to help people communicate with the society in a convenient way. There were many other kinds of communications which have been invented in previous centuries, but social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and many more became popular rapidly. These sites made communication more natural. However, Facebook and Twitter are one of the most popular social networking sites that caused many problems to a lot of individuals due to the limitation of privacy, creation of fake accounts, and wastage of time and economy Social networking sites enable all the users to put all their personal and private information such as name, address, date of birth, and credit card numbers on their accounts. This information can be stolen by anyone and can be misused. In the article “Hacking Social Networks” Lynn Greiner states, “Young people often, sometimes inadvertently, give away their location, the name of their school, and additional other information to put themselves at risk from predators. Adults who should know better post enough information about upcoming vacations that it makes burglars drool and sharpen…

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