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UPDATED May 2, 2016

Safety While Using Social Media

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Information about our lives, including personal information, is increasingly ending up online.  Many of us have concerns over the security and privacy of sharing our personal information on the Internet.  Victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking may have even greater safety risks and concerns when their personal information appears on the Internet.  However, having no online presence is generally unrealistic and isolating, so there are some things you can do to try to control who sees your information and to stay safe while using technology.


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Here are some of the privacy policies for the social media sites we mentioned throughout this page, as well as a link to more safety tips from WomensLaw.org and resources from the National Network to End Domestic Violence:

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