Flickr, the online photo sharing website has recently changed its location and privacy policies. As the Mashable website explains:
Here’s why it matters: Fluffy the cat is being extra cute today. You snap a photo of Fluffy with your smartphone and share it on the web. The photo of Fluffy, depending on your default settings, could carry with it metadata that exposes your home address. Now you have a potential privacy kerfuffle on your hands.
Read how the changes affect you and your children and how you can protect yourself here.
In today’s technological era, many of us publish information whether we actually know it or not. Posting to Facebook or Twitter, commenting on blog posts or uploading photos and videos to sites like Flickr and YouTube is as much publishing as writing regular blog posts.