How Burglars Are Using Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

With the rise of social media, burglars have easier access to specific information regarding homeowners than ever before.

More than 75% of burglars reportedly use Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare to target potential properties. But that doesn’t mean you can’t protect yourself.

The following infographic, issued by the UK’s Distinctive Doors, takes a look at all the ways burglars utilize social media, and therefore what you should be doing to secure your property.

(Infographic via Visual.ly, image via Shutterstock)



Publish date: June 24, 2013 https://dev.adweek.com/digital/burglars-social-media/ © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT
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