The holidays are upon us, and social media is a part of the season whether you like it or not. If you're like many of us, you post pictures of your holiday travels, you tweet frustrations at an airline, and of course, you shop on sites that are linked to your Facebook profile. Any of this stuff online, however, can make you or your loved ones more vulnerable to identity theft.
Information you post on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can facilitate identity theft, and it’s your job to stay as protective of your information online as you are when you enter your PIN at the market. Here are some identity theft protection tips to make sure your personal info is not compromised in the quest for “likes.”