Check out this fascinating thread on Mastadon, which is the distributed messaging app many people have migrated to since Twitter started imploding.

Three takeaways from this story:

  • Before your phone gets stolen, come up with a plan for how to minimize the damage, as fast as possible, if/when it happens.
  • When traveling, always keep a backup digital device with you, in case your primary device “disappears”.
  • Don’t use your phone in crowded public places, like big city street corners.