High-resolution selfies, hidden dangers: stalkers can track you down from social media photo posts. It’s happened already

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When it comes to sensitive information, the eyes have it.That became apparent when a man recently allegedly stalked a Japanese pop star after determining her location based on reflections seen in her eyes in social media posts.Those images helped the suspect find her railway station. He then used Google Street View and other details shared from where she lives to find her home.The incident raises serious questions about privacy in the age of ubiquitous high-resolution images and social media…

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