Kim Kardashian West Robbery Puts Spotlight on Social Media

Security experts say even non-celebrities could be putting themselves in danger by posting their whereabouts and possessions on social media.
2:36 | 10/05/16

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I hate that song. Many may like it. All those pictures you may post online after reports Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint and security experts wonder if geotagging on her phone gave up her location. Do you like that song? Yeah, just loving it. I was grooving before you came to me. Just keep it playing while I do my intro. Before we came on the air I made an instagram post and geotagged it. It didn't say I was in New York or times square but 1500 Broadway. You may not is a $4 million ring but you may tell people what you got, where you are and what you're doing. On our way to givenchy. Getting ready. In the hours leading up to the robbery social media mogul Kim Kardashian west was publicly documenting her way through the night. Some some including her famous friends like Karl lagerfeld are saying her habit of public postings may have led the thieves directly to her. You cannot display your wealth and then be surprised that some people want to share it with you. Reporter: Something the Kardashian family has talked about on their reality show. Kylie is snapchatting and not concerned about our location being known. Reporter: Security experts say it's not just stars who might be inadvertently sharing too much. This man was sentenced to eight years behind bars after using instagram to find the addresses of 33 women stealing their jewelry and laptops. He was able to openly browse the different social media platforms and find photographs and place them onto a map and drive to the victims' location sflz what should you do? If you're taking a picture, it might not say this has been taken in New York City but it carries that information behind it. Reporter: Some of the biggest potential danger, geotagging your post and keeping cell phone location data switched on. Reporter: Another tip, delay your post to show where you were instead of where you are. Now, in Kim's case some people say it could have been an inside job and investigating what might have happened. You're giving up your location every single time. Go ahead. Don't instagram. Oh, George. Oh, George. Come on, George. So sister-in-lawle with him. Always so simple. I didn't know about this at all. When I first started I didn't fro it was geotagged until one of the followers say you know your location is coming up. Someone said to me. You told us exactly where you are and I freaked out and changed it on my phone. Be aware, folks. Don't instagram, George. There you go. Coming up next here on

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