We’re used to having access to technology in almost every aspect of our lives. Our phones help us figure out directions, watch a whole season of a TV show in a day, and even split the bill on an order of french fries. One day we came to a shocking realization: We blindly accept terms and conditions and allow cookies on every single site. Are we too much in the dark about digital safety and privacy? Short answer: Yes. But by actually reading the fine print of our favorite apps’ policies and talking to experts, we found out we don’t need to ditch our devices . . . but we could probably be a bit more careful. Here, we’re sharing answers to the questions that have been bugging us forever. Use them to keep your own digital life on lockdown.
Here are six more things you can do today.