“Parents Michelle and Rhys thought that TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen and the Rossen Reports team were doing a general story about social media. What they didn’t know was that cyber safety expert Jesse Weinberger was poring over their social media pages, checking for private information. Through Michelle’s Facebook account, Weinberger was able to learn her husband’s name, her children’s names, their school, the names of their teachers, the playground they frequented, and more. ”
Changes parents should make to their own social media profiles and camera settings to protect their children and property.
Posting photos of your kids online is a great way to keep friends and family in the loop, but also has its dangers. Here’s how to avoid “digital kidnappers.”