Don’t be like the Kardashians, Keep Burglars Away Over the Holidays!
Do you share too much on social media? If you're planning to travel to visit family or you're taking a relaxing tropical vacation, the urge is post something on Facebook or Instagram. But many experts say you shouldn't because you are potentially inviting burglars to what they know is an unoccupied home.
If you're keeping up with the Kardashians, you already know how social media led criminals to right to her location. Shortly after Kim Kardashian flaunted a $4.49 million engagement ring on Instagram last October, thieves tracked her whereabouts to rob her of the ring. Police even warned her younger sister, Kylie, to stop posting her GPS coordinates on Snapchat, because this could lead strangers coming straight to her front door. This may seem obvious, but how often do we do the exact same thing?
Sharing your activities on Instagram, Snapchat, and other sites may be a fun way to let friends check out your experiences, but it also can allow some undesirable to see more than you would want to share, remember the old adage safety first well this should also apply to what you post in your social channels.
Here are five social media don'ts for this holiday season
In today's digital world we often share too much information–which puts us at risk to be victims of burglary or crime if it falls into the wrong hands.
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