You wouldn't put a Steal My Stuff! sign on your front door, but you may be sending criminals a similar message by saying too much on Facebook or Twitter. Follow our rules and you'll lower the odds of being the victim of a break-in and read this article before you go on Facebook again!
Keri McMullen was stoked. It was a Saturday in late March, and that morning, the 33-year-old had completed a 10K race. To celebrate, she and her fiancé, Kurt, and four of their friends were going to see the Fire Department Band, a local group, play at the Phoenix Hill Tavern in Louisville, Kentucky, about 10 minutes from the house Keri and Kurt were leasing.Plus: 10 Signs You Should Unfriend Someone on Facebook
Just before 6 p.m., Keri logged on to Facebook and posted a typical status update: "Heading to the Hill with Kurt...to see Fire Department." About two-and-a-half hours later, the couple was having a great time listening to music at the bar. Meanwhile, two men wearing hooded sweatshirts wereRead More »from How Social Networking is Causing More Break-Ins