Second go-round for the Lollipop

I have taken the Lollipop test once before but, to be totally honest, was put off by the opening video and closed it down. However, reading Kathleen and Mrs D I thought I would give it another try.

The results were scary; an eye-opener into the world of cyber-safety and how we should protect our personal information more closely online.

I post photos of myself and my family, log my runs with GPS maps that include my address, and put quite a lot of information into my status updates. Never did I think that this could be put together to create such a detailed profile of myself for someone not invite to share it.

A big re-think and purge of my Facebook account is due, I think.

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. aprilglee
    Jun 15, 2014 @ 13:53:47

    Reblogged this on edc3100april and commented:
    I also had reservations about completing the lollipop test however after I had completed it I too was shocked.

    As I consider myself to be cyber-safe when it comes to most things it was a shock to realise the information that you share unwittingly with the world.. I track my running, my facebook account settings weren’t as strict as first thought and my updates sometimes include my location on facebook!

    My eyes are wide open now and have taken this into consideration for future postings ! I have reblogged this post it resonates with me in relation to being surprised at the results.

    Reply

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