Boys are significantly more likely to share their numbers than girls (26% vs. Some 16% of teen social media users said they set up their profile or account so that it automatically includes their location in posts.
Boys and girls and teens of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds are equally likely to say that they have set up their profile to include their location when they post.
What's more surprising is that it's taken this long for officials and the press to raise the alarm.
I mean, they're just a few years behind, but hey, it's nice to know they care.
According to a release, New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice Financial & Computer Crimes Bureau worked collaboratively with the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office and First Circuit Solicitor’s Office in South Carolina in an investigation that led to charges in both states.
Shawn Patrick Rose, Jr., 20, of Woodbine, was arrested May 11 by detectives of the Division of Criminal Justice, who executed a search warrant at Rose’s home, with assistance from the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office.
Older teens who are social media users more frequently share: While boys and girls generally share personal information on social media profiles at the same rates, cell phone numbers are a key exception. Various differences between white and African-American social media-using teens are also significant, with the most notable being the lower likelihood that African-American teens will disclose their real names on a social media profile (95% of white social media-using teens do this vs. Beyond basic profile information, some teens choose to enable the automatic inclusion of location information when they post.The website, Insecam.org, also exposes the inside of daycare centers, airline hangars, hospitals and shopping malls in other parts of the world.No one knows how pervasive this is; there’s no clearinghouse for such information. Earlier this month, FBI Director James Comey told an interviewer that he placed a piece of tape over the webcam on his own computer, and urged the public to follow suit.FBI director James Comey recently recommended that we all cover our webcams with tape for security reasons.Comey believes that doing so is a simple step for people to "take responsibility for their own safety and security." Apparently Comey doesn't want to be spied on.