Today, almost every internet user in the world has uploaded at least a couple of photos online. Even the most privacy-freak users have uploaded a picture or two of themselves for verification purposes.
However, these photos and videos frequently leak much more information about you. While an average person may not need that info, spies, online trackers, and hackers do look for them.
This piece of worthy personal information about you is the ‘metadata.’
And, if you’re genuinely concerned about your online privacy, you must remove metadata of photos and videos, technically known as the EXIF metadata.
But before learning how to do it, let’s understand what metadata is and why you should be careful about it.