How Burglars Use Social Media
Social Media has changed the way we all communicate. Unfortunately, it has also changed the way crime and burglars operate. Now, we check in at the airport on Foursquare, post vacation photos in Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook and tweet that we’re enjoying our time at the beach. Some can go so far as to have addresses showing on various platforms. This information overload has made it much easier for a burglar to figure out when you’re gone, use Google Streetview to gain intelligence without even having to drive by.
This infographic was part of an article shared with us by our friends at the Omaha Police Department. Take a look, it’s got some helpful hints and ways to re-think how we share certain items.