Emily Long

Emily Long is a freelance journalist based in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has worked as a news reporter and copy editor and currently covers privacy, security and personal finance. Her writing has been published on NBC News, Lifehacker, Tom’s Guide and Wirecutter, to name a few. She has strong opinions about what passes for good coffee and spends her free time running around the Wasatch mountains.


Recent Articles by Emily

7 Ways to Find Out if Someone Died

September 14, 2021

Here are seven ways to try to confirm if someone has died by checking public records.

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Can You See Who Saved Your Instagram Post?

December 7, 2021

There’s no automatic way to see who has saved your Instagram post—but you can always ask your followers. Here’s how.

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Crazy Laws in All 50 States That Still Exist

July 28, 2021

From trick bike riding to bear wrestling, see which weird laws in the US still exist in each state.

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How to Get Your Money Back from Paypal if Scammed

June 14, 2021

The site isn’t immune from scammers. If you do get defrauded, learn the steps you can take to try and get money back from PayPal.

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Phishing Statistics: Ways Email Can Be Used for CyberAttacks?

June 1, 2021

These key statistics will help you understand how phishing scams cause a large percentage of cyberattacks.

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What Does No Caller ID Mean?

November 10, 2021

Calls that display ‘No caller ID’ mean the caller has blocked their number. Learn the difference from ‘‘Unknown caller’ and how you might find out who the blocked caller is.

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What Is a Good Wi-Fi Signal Strength?

June 12, 2021

You need good Wi-Fi strength to watch Netflix, check email or even use Slack. Check if you have good Wi-Fi strength and what you can do to improve your home Wi-Fi signal.

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What Is MLS (Multiple Listing Service) in Real Estate?

September 10, 2021

Learn how the property database is a key tool to connect homebuyers and sellers with up-to-date information about properties for sale.

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Disclaimer: The above is solely intended for informational purposes and in no way constitutes legal advice or specific recommendations.