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When it comes to social media and your privacy, you should know, when you sign up for Facebook and accept the terms and conditions, you're handing over more than just your basic 411.

"Some of the things that Facebook does with your information if you actually read the terms and conditions you'd be horrified," Alison Triessl, a legal expert said.

Information like your birthday, gender and employment history could be available for everyone to see. That information could get into the hands of the wrong people.

A few tips: clean up your friends list and make sure you're actually friends with all the people on your page. Also, don't post when you're going on vacation - or during your vacation. That gives thieves the perfect opportunity to rob your home.