Are you protected? You may think you are, but companies are discovering your secrets from your digital trails. Social media expert, Jen Golbeck
was recently on Chamber Chatter Radio with Donna Saul explaining the power of social media algorithms. If you truly want privacy, Jen stresses the importance of being careful about what you put on the internet.
The easy answer for how to protect yourself is to not post anything online. While this may seem unrealistic to many people, Jen provides several tips for how to best protect yourself.
- Social media should not be a place to store memories and interactions.
- Delete content from your page that is no longer relevant.
- Use snapchat so that your content will disappear by itself.
- Use group chats so that information is only shared between those people in the group.
She warns that all of your data is in the hands of companies that want to make money off of you. The best way to protect yourself is to limit what you put online.