Five Points Bank Blog
Don't Share too much on social media
While social media is all about interaction, it’s best not to share too much because you can never be sure how it is going to be used.
Most of us know by now that a selfie or party pic can backfire on us, but what about other information that can lead to identity theft or other crimes that could clear out financial accounts or affect your safety?
To help protect your personal information from identity thieves or other fraudsters, don’t ever post:
Any of these items are pieces of information crooks could use to target financial accounts, or to apply for loans or other things that require personal details about you.
You also don’t want to expose yourself to burglars or other crooks who might follow your posts and then steal personal goods or private data when you’re away.
Here are some things to keep in mind:
You don’t want to be a target, so it’s important that you don’t over-share vital information on social media that can be used to either steal data about you things that you own.