Insurer Alerts People to Dangers of Engagement Ring Selfies

05/06/2015 08:19

While taking a selfie of a ring may be fun with brides-to-be using them as engagement announcements – and also a great advertisement for jewelry – the Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co. in the United States is warning that they also provide vital information for potential thieves.
“Social media has become such a popular way to share information,” says Jessica VandenHouten, company spokesperson. “In a digital age, people want to share everything. But it can also put people at increased risk.” When posting an image, is it visible to only family and friends or also to friends of friends?