If You've Never Checked Your Facebook Privacy Settings, This Couple Might Persuade You To

We are so plugged in these days that it isn't a big deal to share every thought, job, birth, friendship, breakup, meal, outfit, and more online. Everybody's doin' it right? Well, it's all good when friends and family see those posts, but then there's everyone else...

There's no denying this experiment was pretty funny, but identity theft is no laughing matter. In the wrong hands, your personal info can be used to open credit cards, spend your money, commit crimes, and make your life, finances, and credit a living nightmare. So please be smart about what you share online! The FTC has a whole branch of its site dedicated to identity theft, including a list of things you can do to protect yourself.

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Bill Gates, billionaire and founder of Microsoft, is pointing the finger at social media companies like Facebook and Twitter for spreading misinformation about the coronavirus.

In an interview with Fast Company, Gates said: "Can the social media companies be more helpful on these issues? What creativity do we have?" Sadly, the digital tools probably have been a net contributor to spreading what I consider to be crazy ideas."

According to Gates, crazy ideas aren't just limited to the internet. They are going beyond that. He doesn't see the logic behind not protecting yourself and others from coronavirus."Not wearing masks is hard to understand, because it is not that bothersome," he explained. "It is not expensive and yet some people feel it is a sign of freedom or something, despite risk of infecting people."

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