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Does Social Media Use Compromise the Security of Your Home?

There’s been some debate whether sharing your location on social media platforms really does increase your risk of getting burgled because the baddies know you’re not at home. Some say it does; others say it’s really no different than most office workers leaving their home empty on most weekdays.

How can you find out the truth? Well, one U.K. survey went to the source: They surveyed ex-burglars, who estimated that their nimble-fingered colleagues were in fact using social media to find vulnerable homes.

Here’s an infographic with some stats and tips (click for a full-size version):

Social Media Safety Infographic Provided By CreditSesame.com
Social Media Infographic Provided by CreditSesame.com

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