b'REACHINGOUTIf you insist on using social media, here are a few simple rules you should follow.Check your privacy settingsWhen uploading photos, be and make your personalselective. Ask yourself, Will information and posts this help or hurt my case? Set private.up filters allowing only friends to see your photo albums. For Facebook users, select Only Me for people who can view your tagged photos. Only accept friend requests from people you know per-sonally. An insurance adjuster Keep your case private. Dont post anymay send you a friend request photos of your accident or give anyhoping to gain access to your information regarding recovering frompersonal information. your injuries, or activities which may be construed to be inconsistent with your claimed injuries. Ask your friends not to post about your injuries and activities. If you send a message, know who youre sending it to. Dont join groups with names or discussions which could For Facebook users, you cancompromise your claim. remove yourself from showing up in Googles search results, too. Go to your privacy settings page and uncheck the box under Public Search Listing. This is a must. If possible, block all but certain people from viewing your profile. In Facebook, you can do this under the Settings. Additionally, you may want to remove Remember, the insurance adjuster and opposing attorney onyourself from the search results. You can your case will be searching for details regarding you and yourdo this by selecting Only Friends under search visibility. claimed injuries. Ideally, it would be best to close down your social media sites during your case. This will ensure you and your friends dont post any damaging information that will be used against you.09'