Online Harassment

Online Harassment
Limit the amount of personal information you include in your online profiles.  
Be cautious when accepting friend or follow requests on social media, even if the request appears to be from a friend or family member. It is best to verify with the friend or family member that he or she owns the account before accepting the request.  
Keep social media profiles “private” to restrict who has access to your information.  
Don’t post photos of your house that can indicate its location and avoid checking-in at your house on social media.
Exercise caution when connecting your cell phone to your social media account, and be mindful when posting live updates about your location or activities.
  • Limit the amount of personal information you include in your online profiles. 
  • Be cautious when accepting friend or follow requests on social media, even if the request appears to be from a friend or family member. It is best to verify with the friend or family member that he or she owns the account before accepting the request. 
  • Keep social media profiles “private” to restrict who has access to your information. 
  • Don’t post photos of your house that can indicate its location and avoid checking-in at your house on social media.
  • Exercise caution when connecting your cell phone to your social media account, and be mindful when posting live updates about your location or activities.