The most commonly used method of sharing information on Facebook is the status update. This not only includes a small section of text, but also location check-ins and an option to tag your friends in what you’re writing. None of this sounds too bad when you assume that the only people that will see your status are your friends, however “posting personal information may lead to contacts from sexual predators, identity theft, fraud, or stalking” (NCVC). Imagine, for example, that you just got into an altercation with someone who you may have mutual friends with. All that the person has to do to find you is check for your most recent location check-in.
Additionally, when someone is...
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