User tracking on the Internet has been in the news more frequently in recent time, even before the whole PRISM scandal shocked the nation and the rest of the world.
Tracking refers to following a user on the Internet. You should not take this in a literal sense though, as no one is watching you while you surf to follow you to the sites and servers you visit.
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So you have multiple Google accounts that you work with on a regular basis? Maybe a Gmail account for work and one for private messaging? Or a work and home Google+ or YouTube account? Or maybe your whole family is using one PC and sharing a single account on that PC?
If that is the case you may appreciate the option to add multiple accounts to Google’s sign in page. When enabled, it lets you stay signed in to all accounts and displays a selection screen on the sign in page that basically lets you select the account that you want to log in with.
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Microsoft some days ago published a new mail interface on outlook.com that is said to replace the company’s own Hotmail email service in the long run. Existing Hotmail and Windows Live users can sign in to outlook.com with their old credentials, with Hotmail users currently having options to switch completely to the new email interface or to keep using the old interface for the time being.
Users may run into login issues when they try to sign in to their account on the new Outlook website. This guide looks at the most common causes, and provides fixes for these situations so that you can start using your Outlook.com account again.
Up until now we have covered site-specific login guides and login related security tips here on the site. You find a selection of popular posts in the sidebar, for instance our Security 101 guide or how you verify that you are on the right website.
What we have not talked about yet is what you need to do when your online account got hacked. This does not necessarily have been your fault, as servers and databases can get hacked as well. Depending on how the passwords were protected and the password that you have used on the site, it may as simply as copying and pasting the password for the attacker, or near impossible to get hold of it.
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Are you worried about the security of your Facebook account? That someone might guess or steal your login for instance? We have covered all the need to knows in our Facebook Login Guide that details how you can make your account more secure, and how to recover it if you have forgotten your sign in information or if someone else managed to get into your account without your approval.
The Facebook Security Quit is a short quiz to raise awareness for security related issues on the popular social networking site.
Users of the social networking site can access the quiz on this page.
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The Kaiser Permanente website, like many other Internet sites out there, displays a members login on the site’s frontpage. Members can use the login to sign in into a protected members area. It is only natural that part of the user base of Kaiser Permanente is experiencing sign in issues on the site. This can be attributed to technical issues on the user’s computer or issues on the KP website.
Here is a screenshot of the Kaiser Permanente members sign on form on the company homepage.
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Photobucket is one of the most popular video and photo hosting websites on the Internet these days. It is only natural that some users of the hosting service experience login issues. Probably one thing that makes it more difficulty is the fact that users can log in with a Photobucket account, or with their Twitter or Facebook login instead. That’s three different ways to log in and three different approaches to fixing the login.
The first thing that users need to do when facing login issues on Photobucket, is to lean back and analyze what they see. Is the page loading at all, do they get an error message? Can they enter their login data? What’s happening then, do they see a login error, a blank page, nothing at all? There are hundreds of possibilities here. Lets start with the basics and go from there.
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The main aspect that makes Google sign ins more difficulty to troubleshoot is that the account can be used on many different websites: From Google Mail to Google Adsense and Analytics to Google Search, all can be accessed with the same Google Account. This alone makes the Google sign in more difficulty to troubleshoot as users may have difficulties signing in on different domains. I recommend the Gmail Login guide for users who are having troubles signing into Google’s popular email service.
Google Sign In Help
First, we need to find out where the problem is located. The following options are available:
- The Google homepage is not loading, or loading only partially
- The Google sign in is not working
- .. because the username is not accepted or cannot be remembered
- .. because the password is incorrect or cannot be remembered
- .. because the account is locked
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MSN Hotmail sign in issues are a common problem for email and chat users. If you are having trouble logging into your MSN or Hotmail account, you might not think there is anything else that you can do besides emailing technical support, but in fact there are quite a few options available for you. On the one hand, emailing tech support probably will help you, but on the other hand, it will most likely be days, weeks, or months before you get a useful reply since MSN and Hotmail sign ins are a common problem suffered by millions of users.
This easy guide will provide you with help for your Live sign in, Hotmail sign in, and your MSN sign in issues. With any luck and a little bit of patience, your sign in issues will be solved before you get that response from customer support.
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Consumer Reports login issues are a common problem for email and chat users. If you are having trouble logging into your Consumer Reports account, you might not think there is anything else that you can do besides emailing technical support, but in fact there are quite a few options available for you. On the one hand, emailing tech support probably will help you, but on the other, it will most likely be days or even weeks before you get a useful reply since there are literally millions of users of Consumer Reports.
This easy guide will provide you with help for your Consumer Reports sign-in issues. With any luck and a little bit of patience, your sign in issues will be solved before you get that response from customer support.
Consumer Reports is one of the biggest providers of car reports and consumer reviews with literally hundreds of millions of users, it is quite likely that a good number of them will have either technical issue or problems with passwords or keystrokes. Most of the problems can be broken into a short list of categories. Here are the most common sign in Consumer Reports problems:
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