Security on social networks

Social networking penetration is on fast increase due to the fact that mobile data prices are becoming less, more portable devices are also easily connected to the internet and many social events are mostly communicated through the social sites. This has contributed to the increase of cyber crimes and incidences as a result of social networking. Questions have to be answered concerning the risks social networking poses to the users and if they can be avoided. What are the cons and pros of social networking and and if there is a solution to the risks posed by social networking.