What you post online, stays online.
Social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat are extremely popular among
college students, but they are also popular with identity thieves, stalkers, and bullies.
Keep Private Information Private
Do not post your social security number, PIN or other secure information – particularly in pictures.
Personal Information is Personal
The more information that you post, the easier it is for a hacker to steal your identity.
Use Privacy Settings
Control who sees what.
Only accept friend requests from people you know.
Block threatening or harassing people.
Beware of Links
Phishing scams happen on social media too.
Trust Your Instincts
If you feel threatened by someone or uncomfortable because of something online, you should report your concerns to the police and to the social networking site.
The UA Counseling Center has more information regarding Social Networking Security.