Some 45% of holidaymakers worry updates they post on social media will signpost their vacant home to thieves, fresh data has shown.
According to research by The Co-Operative Insurance:
- Three quarters of adults (75.5%) worry about home security when they go on holiday
- Holidaymakers in the West Midlands are the least security conscious with nearly two thirds (60%) admitting they check in on social media to boast about a trip away.
- Those in East Anglia are least likely to brag about their holiday online with just 37% admitting to doing so.
- Almost half (49%) said that they do not regularly check their privacy settings on their social media accounts.
- A further 10% saying they did not know how to change their settings making their lives open to snooping.
- When asked about their Facebook circle, 33% of adults said that they do not personally know everyone and many of their contacts are friends of friends.
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