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The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy by Violet Blue

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6. How to Share

“If I could edit Google Images, then I wouldn’t be as scared of the Internet.”

—CHLOË SEVIGNY

It’s no secret that Yelp, Facebook, Google, and map apps know your current location, and you’re probably cool with that because you want to use the services they provide in exchange. In fact, you’re probably cool with sharing lots of information with these apps because they do useful things with it.

However, even if it weren’t for Creepy Steve and your frenemies, social media can be used to hurt you if you’re not careful about what you share. Anything you post on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and other social media sites may be used to disqualify your job application or discipline you as an employee, and it can even be used as evidence ...

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