Oversharing is when people share too much personal information to the public or a stranger. It can happen both on and offline. However, it is a big problem on social media sites, which make “putting yourself online” easy.
“While it may seem like the information is being shared with only your friends and family, it can also be shared with hackers and scammers who troll the social media sites,” he says. “Once your data is in the wild, it stays in the wild and can be used by any number of unscrupulous characters.”
Posting Too Much (or Too Little)
Posts are the lifeblood of your social media accounts. … — then you’re not properly utilizing your social media page. If you’re posting too much, on the other hand, like around 10 times a day on Instagram or Facebook, then you might annoy followers.
How do I know if I’m oversharing?
If you share your mistakes in an effort to help others learn, you are being authentic. If, however, you share your hardships to gain pity, you’re oversharing. An attempt to fast-track the relationship. … Over-sharers blurt out personal information in an attempt to gain a sense of intimacy, without building trust.
How can you tell if someone is oversharing?
How to tell someone to stop oversharing
- “That isn’t something I’m comfortable discussing right now.”
- “I don’t want to talk about this today.”
- “That’s too personal for me to share.”
Sharing sensitive information such as your address, phone number, family members’ names, car information, passwords, work history, credit status, social security numbers, birth date, school names, passport information, driver’s license numbers, insurance policy numbers, loan numbers, credit/ debit card numbers, PIN …
You should therefore avoid sharing information that’s used to verify your identity, such as your full date of birth. Never share photos of your driver’s license, passport, or credit card, which contain personal information that you don’t want to make public.
By sharing our life in social media, we are vulnerable. We are defenseless against the judgements and comments. Some can be used to hurt us in the real life. If we can’t handle it, we should stop.
Should you post on Instagram everyday?
It is generally recommended to post to your Instagram feed 2-3 times per week, and no more than 1x per day. Stories can be posted more frequently.
Is 3 posts a day too much?
It’s generally recommended to post at least once per day, and no more than 3 times per day, on Instagram.
How much is too much posting?
As a general rule, stick to tweeting nore more than 10 to 20 tweets per day – that’s just enough to tweet every few hours throughout the day, creating more opportunities for retweets.