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See How Social Media Could Help Thieves Rob You

See How Social Media Could Help Thieves Rob You

In the age of social media, it's getting easier and easier for robbers to know when someone won't be at home.

People tweet pictures of their dinner plate while at their favorite restaurants, post on Facebook when they're going out with friends, and even check into airports when they're going on vacation.

A new infographic posted on Visualy by Distinctive Doors shows how social media posts, coupled with other information online, including things like Google Street View, can identify when you're gone and where you live.

There are even a few tips in the graphic to help protect your home from burglary.

Check it out:

This story has been updated to include the source of the infographic. 

(H/T: Technorati)



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