Are we sharing too much information on Twitter and Facebook? We're exploring the benefits and the downsides of sharing our personal lives making our private lives public. Help us in an experiment!
Seek out a stranger that you see sharing information on the internet — on Twitter, Facebook, FourSquare — anyone who catches your interest. Don't go stalking though, just reach out and ask them one question for us: What benefit does he or she get from sharing personal information publicly? Tell us what happens and we'll talk about it on the air.
Takeaway digital editor Jim Colgan explains what we're up to and what happened when he used Twitter and FourSquare to track someone down in a park in Manhattan.
Here are some ways to do this:
Listen to what Twitter (and FourSquare) user Dave T. told us when we tracked him down: