How to be active on social media while protecting your privacy online

  • ABC | by: Osman Faruqi |
  • 2019-02-21
Last year my personal mobile phone number was published on the Facebook page of a far-right activist with more than 140,000 followers.

The post said:

"See this taxpayer-funded ABC employee? He smears the country that gave his peasant family refuge. Feel free to let Osman Faruqi know what you think…" next to my real phone number.

The post was shared hundreds of times. Comments on it called me a paedophile and a terrorist.

But as tiring as it is to receive online abuse, I've gotten used to it.

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