Here’s The Biggest Reason You Should NOT Share Your Senior Picture On Facebook
With many high school seniors missing out on all your typical senior things - prom, graduation, senior skip day....(is that still a thing?) - it's understandable to see things encouraging current seniors and all of us graduated-a-long-time-ago folks to share senior photos, your high school mascot, your school fight song, all the things. But now the Better Business Bureau is asking that you put a stop to it immediately.
The BBB says that scammers and hackers are targeting the #Classof2020 through social media for these little tips of information that can land them access to some of your most important accounts. The name of your high school or your high school's mascot are common security questions. The BBB says that all it would take is a quick internet search to reveal your parents' names, your address, or your birth date. This is definitely something you wouldn't want to risk just to participate in social media posts.
BBB has the following tips to keep you safe on social media:
Resist the temptation to play along. While it’s fun to see other’s posts, if you are uncomfortable participating, it is best to not do it.
Review your security settings. Check your security settings on all social media platforms to see what you are sharing and with whom you are sharing.
Change security questions/settings. If you are nervous about something you shared possibly opening you up to fraud, review and change your security settings for banking and other websites.