Social media and crime

In our reading this week we came across an interesting infographic which explained a few startling connections between social media and crime. Some of the interesting statistics included: 66 percent of active Facebook users do not know about privacy settings 47 percent of teens have a public facebook profile viewable by anyone 78 percent of burglars have admitted they use Facebook, Google Street View and other social media platforms to select victim’s properties. 54 percent of burglard say that posting status and whereabouts on social media is the most common mistake made by homeowners. The financial cost of cyber crime […]