Social networks have become our photo albums, our bulletin boards, even our voice. We publish what happens to us during the day, we give our opinion on news, we participate in debates... And all this, very often, publicly.
Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn and many other social networks work as a showcase of the lives of millions of people. However, although we love to share our experiences with our contacts, we must take into account that if we do without taking a series of precautions, all the information we publish may end up being accessible to other users of the social network, who could make an X-ray of our lives if they wanted to.
This is a tactic widely used by cybercriminals. They use our publications to get information, impersonate identities, steal credentials or even blackmail us asking for something in exchange for not distributing an image or publication.
If you want to know how to avoid being a victim more, use social networks safely. Here's how: