And suddenly the world was released from lockdown and we all rushed off on holiday, straining our lungs while bellowing our joy and gushing relief at being finally freed, and with the volume turned up to 11, sharing these pent up emotions with the masses, from the rooftops, down in the streets and of course all over the internet!
Sharing your trip highlights on a site like Facebook is fun, but you might be surprised that there is a right way and a wrong way to do it, and that if you're not careful you could come back from your vacation to find your home emptied of valuables. Here are some tips to help you share your vacation experiences on Facebook without adding undue risk to you and your family's personal safety.
Don't Post Status Updates While Still on Vacation
One of the biggest mistakes you can make is posting anything about your vacation while you are still on it. A thief trolling social media, or perhaps a friend of a friend with a delinquent brother who happens to see your vacation post, might decide that while you're away on your expensive vacation, your home is prime for plundering.
Putting current updates out there that place you far away gives the unscrupulous thief (or thieves) ample time to plan and then execute a robbery of your house. After all, you won't be back anytime soon. Never assume that your status post is going out to only your friends, even if your Facebook privacy settings only allow friends to view you
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