Fewer children being abducted doesn't mean none do. Fewer people getting attacked on the street doesn't mean it never happens.
When we were younger they made sure we knew not to wear clothing with our names. Don't talk to strangers. Don't get in a car with someone you don't know. I'm willing to bet that you still tell your children the same things. Then, do you post pictures of them online? Do you share what team they play on? Or what school they attend? You may as well put their name on their jacket.
Now they say don't give out your passwords. Don't share personal information in an email. They warn you that there are people our there who can hack into a computer and get information, they can break into your bank accounts, your emails, send spam from your email address.Yet don't we share that exact information? We post our town, our friends, our likes and dislikes.
How much information is too much? What is safe to share? How can you find out where to draw the line?
I'm not sure the answers to that, but I do know that there is enough information about all of us available that I don't need to add to it intentionaly. I will share some, and keep some to myself. I wish for my personal life to stay personal, and my private life to stay private, but I also want to be able to communicate and network and talk to my friends. I'm looking for the bal