This may seem obvious to many or us,
but it is almost always better to be overly-cautious in the age of identity
theft. The Huffington Post just published a list of the 13 Things You Shouldn't Tell Your Facebook Friends.
Why not? You might ask? According to the article, your page is
subject to unintended views from employers, stalkers, federal agents and
insurance companies. You probably think you are safe because you've
chosen to set your information as viewable by friends only, but that may not be
If you think we are acting as cyber-mom
here and being overly-protective, check out Huffington's list of posts
that got people fired.
Here's Huffington's List of Things You Shouldn't Share:
Some of the eye-rolling items shared on
Facebook include the 19 year old mother who posted a photo of her baby with a
bong, the UK fugitive who taunted police on Facebook (you can guess who got the
last laugh,) and the couple who ate a rare Iguana on Facebook.
The Huffington Post
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