DO NOT talk about your crimes on social media, ever. This includes tagging.

Cops can read your posts, too, and when you brag about doing specific crimes you're making a confession that can bite you in a court of law.

(and it signals to your potential comrades that you're a loose cannon with loose lips, just saying)

@dfgweb
Are they, really? I can't blame people for exercising bad opsec on social media. Not only have we not had time as a culture to really figure this stuff out but social media platforms are designed to exploit our human nature to assume casual conversation is ephemeral. This is to turn a profit.

I can't blame people for falling for this when there isn't a real alternative currently available to most people.

... because it's not profitable.

@dfgweb
The closest we really have right now is Signal with disappearing messages turned on but that still has adoption barriers and it's not a social media platform.

You could definitely build a private social media platform but the corporate world never will and I'm not holding my breath that a FOSS platform won't require a master's degree in computer science to use...

@gendertreyf Well, you initially talk about social networks, where some dumb post their 'crime'. Public posting isn't the same thing as private tchat. Signal isn't really a social network. It's a private tchat.
When I saw on FB all that public posts that should really be private, It just confirm that user hadn't done the minimum learning to use social networks.

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