Dan TynanITworld

Dan Tynan has been writing about technology since Mark Zuckerberg was in nappies. A prolific freelance writer whose work has appeared in more than 70 publications, he is the former editor in chief of Yahoo Tech and a longtime contributing editor for InfoWorld and PCWorld.

Hacked Again: Lessons Learned

Analysis: For the second time in two years my WordPress site was hacked, this time by Viagra spammers. Here are a few of the hard lessons I learned.

Five Things You Should Never Do on Facebook (or Anywhere Else)

What you say and do online can land you in divorce court, the unemployment line, or prison. Check out these five real-life tales of social media woe.

Student Punished for Facebook Comments

Analysis: A Minnesota middle school is being sued after it forced a sixth grader to give up her Facebook password.