dating scams in social media as global issue

Dating scams now are becoming a global issues, thanks to social media. Here are some resources to study, if of interest for you. Please contribute with your sources. popular media: FTC: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2015/07/faking-it-scammers-tricks-steal-your-heart-and-money FBI: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/sandiego/news/press-releases/fbi-warns-of-online-dating-scams https://www.wikihow.com/Spot-an-Online-Dating-Scammer peer-reviewed articles Whitty, M. T., & Buchanan, T. (2016). The online dating romance scam: The psychological impact on victims –…

data misuse

This Is So Much Bigger Than Facebook Data misuse is a feature, not a bug—and it’s plaguing our entire culture. ETHAN ZUCKERMAN  MAR 23, 2018 https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/03/data-misuse-bigger-than-facebook/556310 In the 17-months-long conversation Americans have been having about social media’s effects on democracy, two distinct sets of problems have emerged. The ones getting the most attention are bad-actor…