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Congressman Moran Announces Event w/ Facebook: Securing Your Social Network

posted Apr 11, 2011, 2:36 PM by HSS PTSA Webmaster   [ updated Apr 11, 2011, 2:51 PM ]
Congressman Jim Moran will hold a community event featuring the online social networking site Facebook. The event will be held April 12th at West Potomac High School and will discuss smart practices for using online social networking sites. Moran will be joined by representatives from Facebook, the world’s top social networking site.

From stories of identity theft to physical and emotional abuse, recent news reports have highlighted the risks of online social networks. In 2010, the Internet Crimes Complaint Center received and processed an average of more than 25,000 complaints per month. The growing population of young internet users stresses the need to hold a conversation on responsible internet practices.

Facebook has more than 500 million active users and is one of the world’s most trafficked sites.

What: Congressman Moran and Facebook will discuss and answer questions on ways to safely and securely engage your online social networks.
When: Tuesday, April 12 at 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Where: West Potomac High School, 6500 Quander Road, Alexandria, VA

This event is free and open to the public, all ages are welcome.