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When you're posting information on the Internet or corresponding with someone you just "met," don't forget that some people online aren't who they claim to be.
Be careful about when and how you reveal your real phone number, home address, place of work, or other identifying information -- but also be careful how much detail you reveal about where you live and work. A clever crook or stalker can put together your identity from casual hints you let drop.