Keeping Santa’s secrets this Christmas - WNCT

Keeping Santa’s secrets this Christmas

Posted: Updated:
U.S. - One of the joys of the holidays is seeing a loved one's reaction when they unwrap the perfect gift; but technology has made keeping it a surprise a lot more difficult.

So how can you guarantee that your gifts will be a surprise this year?

TIME.com put together a list of some of the top ways you can protect your online holiday purchases

Tip one: keep your history private.

Tip two: remember order and delivery notifications- all of those emails and texts increase the likelihood others may see the order. TIME.com dubs these "digital bread crumbs." You may not know you’re leaving them behind, but you are.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Student kicked out of prom for wearing red jeans

    Student kicked out of prom for wearing red jeans

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:32 AM EDT2014-04-23 09:32:27 GMT
    A high school senior at Cherryville High School in Cherryville, NC says she was kicked out of her prom for wearing, red skinny jeans.
    A high school senior at Cherryville High School in Cherryville, NC says she was kicked out of her prom for wearing, red skinny jeans.
  • SKorea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher

    SKorea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:24:54 GMT
    One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying a sharply rising number of corpses from a...
    The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 146, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to...
  • Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure

    Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:44:25 GMT
    Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet. But in the end, the cameras failed because no one noticed the security...
    A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight...
Powered by WorldNow

3221 South Evans Street
Greenville N.C. 27834

Telephone: 252.355.8500
Fax: 252.355.8568
Email: newsdesk@wnct.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.