How Burglars & Thieves Are Using Social Media

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It is scary to think about the information we divulge about ourselves on the Internet. Many users of social media feel that they have a handle on their privacy settings and that they are safe from any unwanted interaction both on and offline. It’s easiest to think you are only sharing updates with YOUR friends, but let’s think about this for a second..

“Now, Facebook has added features like a scrolling update of comments friends have made on others’ pages; you can find it plastered in the upper right corner of your home page. Although it may be fun to see what your friends are saying to people you don’t know, that also means that people you don’t know may be able to see some of your updates — including the ones that say, ‘Can’t wait to leave for Hawaii tomorrow.’” – IBT.com

What most users do not realize is…

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