Stephen and Alice talk about social networks. A recent Microsoft report says criminals have been trying to trick people into revealing their passwords for online communities such as Facebook and Twitter.
This week's question:
Who was the first celebrity to have more than 10 million people following his or her updates on Twitter?
a) Ashton Kutcher
b) Lady Gaga
c) Stephen Fry
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme!
Social network scams
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- social networks
groups of people who interact with each other and share photos or website links via internet sites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter)
- status update
the latest news about someone's activities or what they are doing, as published on a social networking website
scheme or plan to deceive people
criminals or dishonest people who trick others with the aim of getting their money or private information
- a lucrative hotbed
here, a good opportunity to earn lots of money from social media users