Hands up if you think sharing your home address or contact number on social media is a good idea? You’re right, it’s not, and according to research by NordVPN, sharing your travel plans and pics could be just as dangerous. From break-ins at home while you’re away to having your private info stolen (note: boarding pass snaps are not the way to go), social media makes staying safe on vacay a little tricky. Follow these tips, though, and you’ll keep out of trouble while you travel:
Hands Up If You Think Sharing Your Home Address Or Contact Number On Social Media Is A Good Idea? Photo Gallery
1 BEWARE OF FREEBIES Public Wi-Fi is a gift to humankind, but keep in mind free networks can easily be hacked. The rule of thumb? Avoid entering risky deets online or install a virus protector or VPN blocker.
2 DELAY YOUR POSTS We know, we know, not posting your holiday snaps on social media defi es the point of taking a vacation, but if you value home security, you might want to wait until you’re back to share those FOMO-inducing shots.
3 KEEP IT SECRET Don’t want to give the entire world access to pics of you in a bikini? Then make sure your social media settings are switched to private.
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