Many of us are thrilled to share interesting pictures of ourselves and loved ones on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for the reaction of our friends and followers. Since we have the option under privacy settings to post more personal pictures and status updates privately to certain friends and family, there is absolutely no way that our postings will get in the wrong hands – right?
That is exactly what Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, thought when she posted a silly photo of her family on Facebook under a private setting. After posting the picture, Randi Zuckerberg tagged everyone in the photo, which allowed the friends of those tagged in the picture to view, like, and comment on the “private” photo. This was how a friend of Zuckerberg’s sister, Callie Schweitzer, was able to see the photo and then share it with over 40,000 of her Twitter followers. Read the rest »