They do not want to be ripped off or abused by a scammer, thief, or predator.
When they realize their actions may place not only themselves, but their family members or friends, at risk, they stop being resistant to using basic safety measures.
Has information about you been posted by your parents or other family members?
Often the information needed to identify and locate you is not all hosted in one place, but the combined amount of information may be enough to do harm.
Comments, actions, or images once posted online may stay long after you delete the material from your site or request a friend to delete your information from their site.
You won’t know who else has downloaded what you wrote or what search engine crawled and stored a photo.
You have taught your children to be selective about the people with which they share personal or family information.
Applying this same caution and good sense online will go a long way towards protecting you and your family.
If not, you can always sign up for a Groupon account without using Facebook.Every month, Ally Brisbin, Carla Bruni, and a passel of friendly volunteers show up at the Kitchen Sink café’s Community Glue Workshop and seek to put appliances, toys, clothing, and just about anything else you can imagine back in working order.At a recent clinic, they shared their words of wisdom for prospective fixers and ordinary owners of broken stuff alike: You can smell the sawdust as soon as you step off the Red Line at Berwyn.The information rarely disappears; rather, it accumulates, slowly building a comprehensive picture of your identities and lives.Small details about your appearance, where you live, go to school and work, financial status, emotional vulnerabilities, and the lives of those close to us all add up.