So you're going on vacation, great! You're telling everyone via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc.. That is the easiest way for a Burglar to stalk and track you and your family.
Here is the easiest way for a burglar to find you and stalk you. They create a fake profile, request to be friends (if you're account it locked), you accept, they follow you, vacation date rolls around, you leave, they come over and hangout for a while. Pretty easy these days.
Now that is the easiest way for a burglar to figure out where you are and where you'll be. There are a few more social media tactics that burglars are using that involve a little more technical know how. Here they go:
1. HIDDEN DATA IN THE PICTURES YOU TAKE
You might have poked around with your social media images and have come to find that Facebook and a few other sites automatically gather your location, time, and camera/device type and post it to the image you just took.