While keeping in touch with friends on social media sites is fun, giving out too much information can lead to financial problems. These tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) may help you limit your exposure.
Unscrupulous people may try to use your posted information to commit crimes. To help protect yourself and your personal information, follow these tips:
· Make your contact information private. Never post your phone number, address or e-mail address. Scammers can piece together your identity from this information.