These memes risk your online safety • The West Australian

3 April 2019 11:02 am

“Don’t be an idiot and just hand that over freely.”

Ultimately people should remember the maxim if you aren’t paying for the product, you are the product.

Meg had a chat about the risks we face online and why we need to think twice about what information we give out.

It may seem like harmless fun but Perth-based social media expert Meg Coffey says the dangers of someone misusing this seemingly personal information is very real.

“I think a lot of us don’t understand the implications of the things that we are doing,” she said.

“Do we really need to say that online? Do we really need to participate in that latest Facebook craze?”

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