Elaina Buzzell

Tag: spam

Passwords, Security and Social Media

In the last month, I have received two Twitter direct messages from different nonprofits that had their accounts hacked.  The direct messages were pretending to warn me about bad photos or blog posts that they have seen about me, and then giving me a shortened URL that purported to give me the evidence. Read the rest of this entry »

Beware of URL Shorteners in Email

Did you know that using tools like bit.ly inside of an email can get your message flagged as spam? In a recent blog post for NPower, I addressed the reasons for this problem, and shared a good way to work around this issue. Read the full post on NPower Northwest’s blog: Beware of URL Shorteners in Email.