Social networking through social media apps is common these days, it is fun, and free tools but its basic goal to generate revenue. An act of socializing on the social messaging platforms may provide modern women but it keeps breaching your privacy. It means the the loss of privacy has on the rise.
The activities such as sharing personal photos and videos, profile information and other revealing stuff caused many of us inadvertently revealing ourselves in such a way that may compromise our piece of security to the fullest.
However, the users mostly in the shape of young women feel the social messaging app as the invitation to have friends and have a fun online 24/7 without paying a single penny.
On the other side numbers of people have visited your profile at the same time and you don’t even know that.
Anyhow the online predators have been penetrated on the social media platforms such cyberstalking, cyber bullies and the incidents of identity thefts have also been on the rise.
The social media users especially women are commonly have found sharing their personal photos and videos in complete sequence that enable people to know who you are, where you work, and what kind of habits you have: that kind of information is valuable for stalkers, cyber bullies and even for the people who want to steal your identity.
Therefore, young women often trapped by the stalkers and humiliated by the cyber bullies and people create a fake profile having someone else’s name and information in order to do a malicious type of activities on the social networking apps.
Today we are going to provide women tips and awareness that how women can protect themselves on social media. Women should adopt following mentioned tips when they are using cyberspace to protect themselves on social messaging apps.
What happens on the internet: Stays on the internet
Women usually use all the trendy instant messaging apps on their cell phone devices connected to the internet. They should realize that all the things which they usually do on the internet should stay on the internet. Don’t try to engage yourself with the people meets on the social media.
Because, they could be anyone, an online bully who is trying to approach you to release their frustration. If someone has sent you a message with slangs, don’t bother simply block it and move forward. Stalker usually approaches young women in a friendly way, but you should not respond back until you have known the person fully. They may approach you having the mutual set of friends and then ask you for the real-life meeting. Remember what happens on the internet stays on the cyberspace.
Set privacy on your social media apps profiles
Most of the women don’t care whether to set privacy on their shared media files such as photos and videos and profile information. Your profile would be valuable information for stalkers and even for the phenomenon of identity theft.
Because being someone has stolen your identity it means, your fake profile with similar information can be used for malicious and illegal activity and finally blame will upon you. However, complete information for the stalkers makes their target very easy.
Because they used things such what you like and what you don’t against you and finally you may trap through a cyberstalker.
They find you on the social media apps and behave an in a friendly way to impress you and they have all the information about your and you may fall far stalker online and they will be able to play with your emotions at the end of the day.
Therefore, young women should notice their privacy settings and they should know that how stalkers operate on the social media and how they should treat with the people online that are trying to fool them with their communication skills.
Simply don’t respond back to the stalkers and if someone has kept on messaging you, then simply block their profile without having a conversation. Try to make real-life friends at least you will have the information about a person. This will let women feel free to use social media platforms without having a fear in their mind.
Be aware of the online predators and about their tactics
Women should know that online predators such as sexual abusers, online bullies and last but not the least stalkers are present on the social media platforms. So, they should keep their profiles in the custom mode and don’t share your photos other than your real life friends and also make sure to set complete privacy control on your social messaging apps profiles. Don’t mention your real or complete name along with your home address, about your profession, your likes, and dislikes.
A Woman can protect other women
Obviously a mommy is mature women, but on the other hand, a mom may have young women in the house that used to of using social media on their cell phone device. So, mature women can protect their young girl she is about to an adult and would a woman. Mommies can use cell phone spy app on their teen’s mobile phones and can keep an eye on their mobile phone activities and social media activities to the fullest. This will help a mom to protect their young one from all online predators such as cyberstalkers, cyber bullies, and even mom can view the privacy settings of their teen and further guide her why it is necessary to set privacy settings? You can view shared media files, text messages, audio and video calls and Voice messages of your young teens and stay updated regarding all the activities they do on the social media platforms.
Modern women are intelligent and well educated and tech-savvy at the same time, so they just need to know the Netiquette of social media. Then they can protect themselves on social media to the fullest no matter how many stalkers, cyberbullies and other online predators are available on the instant messaging apps.
Aline blogs at TechScrolling.com. She mostly writes about digital parenting tips, mobile phones technology, and social media privacies for children. To know more about her follow her on Twitter @AlineCarrara7