A new trend is going on these days on the Instagram photo and video sharing platform. You may have to suffer huge losses due to this new trend going on on social media platforms. This trend called Get to Know me is very dangerous. Falling prey to this, many Instagram users are making their personal information public knowingly or unknowingly. Due to this, users’ smartphones, bank account details etc. can fall into the hands of cyber criminals.
Cyber expert warned
Deloitte’s cyber security expert Ileana Shiloh (@elshiloh) has warned users about this trend. Ileana has shared a video related to this, which has been viewed by 1.5 million people. He has stopped people from joining this trend and said that they should not share their personal information like phone number, e-mail ID, location etc. even by mistake.
If this personal information becomes public, cyber criminals can misuse it. In this trend, people are asked for details of their age, height, date of birth, tattoos, piercings etc. Users should avoid answering any such personal questions.
‘Get to Know Me’ trend is dangerous
Cyber security experts said that this trend going on on social media platforms is very dangerous. In this trend, people are asked to make their personal information public. Instagram users are falling prey to this trend to get to know people better on the social media platform.
However, this is not the first time that personal information has been collected from people under the guise of ongoing trends on social media platforms. Even before this, people make their personal information public to follow a trend on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter etc., which can prove to be very dangerous.
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