The Perils Of Sharing Location On Social Networking Sites

The Perils Of Sharing Location On Social Networking Sites

A Facebook user updated her location status on the site, only to find that her house was burgled by one of her Facebook friends, in her absence.

Naresh Kumar
  • 30 march 2010

Keri McMullen updated her whereabouts on Facebook, only to find that her house has been broken into in her absence. Keri had posted her upcoming plan of attending a concert and posted details on the band, time and location of the concert, which was apparently enough to tip off burglars who stole about $10,000 worth of property.

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