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  • Writer's pictureBurton Kelso, Tech Expert

How To Prevent Stalkers From Using Apple AirTags and Samsung SmartTags From Following You

Updated: Jan 24, 2022

January is National Stalking Month which makes this a good time to talk about how tech devices can be used to stalk you. Now If you're one of those people who has a habit of losing items, the Apple AirTag and Samsung SmartTags are great devices that will allow you to keep track of your easily misplaced items just by looking at your smartphone. In recent months, law enforcement across the country is reporting that abusive partners and stalkers are using these devices to keep track of their victims. If you want to make sure you're not being tracked by these items, check out some tips to keep you safe.

One of the biggest concerns about AirTags, SmartTag, and other tiny tracking devices is that they can be used to track people, not those items that are easily lost. The positive thing about AirTags and SmartTags is they are small enough that they won't weigh down items like purses or keyrings and you can quickly locate lost items. The downside is that anyone can slip one into your bag or po