How Burglars Are Using Social Media

How Burglars Are Using Social Media

With the rise of social media platforms, criminals have now found easier and faster ways to access information about their potential victims than ever before.

With More than 75% of convicted burglars admitting to using services like Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare to target potential homes.

The following infographic which was created by Distinctive Doors, looks at just some of the ways burglars have embraced social media for the wrong reasons, and what you can do to secure your property.

So, next time you are going on holiday, think about what you are posting online especially if your data is public!

Matthew Marley

Matthew Marley is a Social Media & Search Specialist from Glasgow Scotland with a passion for the web and emerging technologies.

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