“The whole social networking phenomenon has millions of people sharing their photos, favorite songs and details about their class reunions on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and dozens of similar sites. But there are a handful of personal details that you should never say if you don’t want criminals — cyber or otherwise — to rob you blind,” according to some experts.
This article contains practical suggestions about ill-considered online activities which can have negative consequences in our real (off-line) lives.
Some might argue that these suggestions are common sense, others might argue that it is not very common anymore. In any case, in might be prudent to arm yourself with this knowledge to avoid potential problems in the future.
The article is written by Kathy Kristof on the Yahoo Personal Finance website. Here it is:
(Note: The comment about ill-advised postings affecting your insurance might need to be taken with a grain of salt. Not sure if such activities would be “kosher” in Canada.)
This is not legal or professional advice. Your mileage may vary. Objects in the mirror may be closer than they appear. 🙂
Agree? Disagree? Say so in the comments…