Protip: Do Not Twitter Your Vacation Plans

Here is a word to the wise.

 
 

via SFist by Brock Keeling on 6/1/09


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Hyman

In a virtual allowing-newspapers-to-accumulate-at-your-front-door-like move, Arizona resident Israel Hyman (tee hee, sounds like “hymen”) left twitter messages mentioning that he was out of town. Then, as fate would have it, Hyman’s residence was then robbed of thousands of dollars worth of computer equipment while he was out of town. Oops. According to reports, “Hyman has a video podcasting company and says he makes his living on Twitter, but he thinks his message may have tipped off the thieves.”



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