Facebook and Web of Trust Partner To Enhance Social Network Security

Posted May 12, 2011

Facebook has partnered with crowd-sourced website reputation company The Web of Trust to protect users from clicking on malicious outbound links. Now when users click on websites with a poor reputation, they will be shown a warning message. Facebook’s partnership with The Web of Trust can help reduce the chances of phishing scams from spreading. The Web of Trust has a community of 20 million users and they have rated 31 million websites. [CNET]