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When stars attract more than fans on social media

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Are celebrities giving away too much on social media, at their own risk?

It was revealed last week that a celebrity burglary ring targeted Hollywood's biggest names and famous athletes by tracking their movements and travel schedules on social media. Victims included singers Rihanna and Christina Milian, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig and football player Robert Woods.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 07, 2018, with the headline 'When stars attract more than fans on social media'. Print Edition | Subscribe