How do we stop our social media obsession from making us a target for crime?

Tuesday 17th Jan 2017, 10.45am

This podcast is part of the The Big Questions series.

Kim Kardashian has risen to fame through her social media presence. Her constant posts on Twitter, Facebook, Snap Chat and Instagram gives us a sense of who she is and what she does.

In October 2016 Kim Kardashian was robbed and held at gunpoint in her Paris hotel room while in town for Paris Fashion Week. Robbers used her social media check in as intel, before making off with a recorded 9 million pounds worth of her possessions.

In our latest podcast episode in the Oxford Sparks ‘Big Questions’ series, we visited visit Dr Jason Nurse at the Computer Science Department at the University to Oxford to ask: How do we stop our social media obsession from making us a target for crime?

Produced by Emily Elias. Music by John Lyons

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