Posts tagged safety
Just when you thought it was safe to tell the world who you are and that you are not at home, a website comes along and tries to show us how dangerous it is.
Do you leave tweets or Facebook updates telling people that you are somewhere other than your home? If so, chances are that more than just your friends know. A new website called Please Rob Me is out scouring the social network community and finding those users that tell their friends that they are at the movies, or out getting a coffee, or went to lunch with someone, More >
Why do we feel invincible while online? Is it because we have a sense of anonymity or we feel safe because we are online in the comfort of our homes? Whatever the reasons may be, we cannot be lulled into a feeling of security. Kids, especially teenagers, think that whatever they do online will never come back to bite them. From giving out too much information to strangers to posting pictures of themselves that they think nobody else will see, they are increasingly putting themselves in danger. So how do we prevent this from happening?
First off, I would like to More >