Tag: online

Forget the turkey — are you craving some Cyber Monday deals? A little research can help you get the best deal and avoid hassles. Here are some tips to help you save some money and protect your financial information.Read reviews. Type the name of the...

Do you sometimes find it hard to tell ads from surrounding content when you’re online or using a mobile app? Have you ever wondered whether the article you selected is actually an ad? If your answer is yes, you may be interested in an upcoming...

If you are planning an activity to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) here’s an idea: order the FTC’s new “Visit Us” bookmark and distribute it at your event!The bookmark is available in English and Spanish, and it’s free. Order...

Your favorite band is in town and you are ready to rock. Sure, tickets may be sold out at the box office — but that’s no big deal: An ad online says great seats still are available.  Whoa, Nellie! Scammers know how badly you want to see that show....

For years, the Pew Internet and American Life Project has been doing high-quality research on the online experience. Now, in Pew’s most recent study, “Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites,” researcher Amanda...

Covers what parents need to know, where to go for more information, and issues to raise with kids about living their lives online. To learn more, check out Talk to Your Kids.

Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people around the globe every year. They often combine sophisticated technology with age-old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. Many scammers insist that you wire...

Follow these tips for hassle-free online shopping: get the details, pay by credit card, keep records, and protect your personal and financial information.Get the DetailsPay by Credit CardKeep RecordsProtect Your InformationHow to Report Online...

Teaches kids how to protect themselves online with privacy settings and good online practices. To learn more, check out Kids and Computer Security.

Are you a shrewd online shopper who can spot a risky offer? Peruse our sales pitches to find out. You decide who gets your business and who gets the boot.

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