Venmo is a little different from most cash-sending apps, in that it tries to introduce a social aspect so that the entire internet can see your financial dealings. Yes, if your Venmo is set to public, anyone can see that you sent money to your family, your friends, or your local purveyor of illicit substances (not that we’re saying you do that).
Just look how much can be figured out about your life from that feed. It’s pretty scary, and with the amount of information on you that’s already online, do you really need to be adding your financials? Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to turn off access, so that nobody but the person you sent cash to can see the transaction.
Here’s how to turn off the social aspect of Venmo
Look, even if you’re not famous or in the government, you don’t want people watching your financial dealings. Here’s