Fess up: at least once you've found yourself home alone, online and -- oops! With one click of a mouse, you’re suddenly (and ever-so-innocently) peering into the profiles of your friends, not-so-friends, and even your exes. It's OK! Don't feel ashamed. Whether you're the culprit or you think someone may be "social stalking" you, learn the lengths each zodiac sign will go to...
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
Honest Aries is more inclined to be up front about social stalking, which could potentially scare off victims. "You know, I was looking through your profile the other day and..." That doesn't, however, stop them from actively poking around online to see what friends and love interests are up to. In fact, Aries is one of the most action-oriented signs, so if they want to uncover anything juicy, chances are they will.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
With a possessive yet tranquil nature, Taureans do their fair share of social stalking, especially during or after a breakup. They'll quietly dig to uncover info hinting at their love interest's whereabouts. Or, as food lovers, they may simply want to see what others are eating! Sure, they can dish it out -- but with Taurus' need for personal security, the thought of someone else doing detective work on them is extremely unsettling.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
Social stalking is like a fix for chatty and curious Gemini -- a fun hobby! How could they not!? Especially when it comes to tracking down back-and-forth conversations between others, and ones in which they can jump in and offer opinions. And with their multi-tasking skills, it's easy for Gemini to switch between social networks simultaneously. In other words, they're good. Really good.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
Keeping up with family may not be the most widely popular use for social networks, but Cancers are all about home and family life -- and sometimes family members are who they love to spy on most. Whether it's ragging on a sibling's new profile pic or getting the dirt on a cousin's new girlfriend, a Cancer isn't afraid to keep social stalking all in the family.
Leo (July 23 - Aug 22)
Bold and brazen, Leos are apt to take their social stalking to the next level. If they find out they've been scorned by a lover, watch out -- they'll do their digging first and then pick up a phone or even worse, cause a scene in person. Any opportunity to be dramatic as a result of their social stalking suspicions can set off a grandiose Lion, even if a photo or statement posted by the other party is completely innocent.
Virgo (Aug 23 - Sept 22)
For a Virgo, it's all about the details. "Who's that new girl my ex is dating?" quickly turns into, "Where does she work? Do we have mutual friends?" They will scour someone's profile, digging as deep as they possibly can for the information they seek -- then analyze and over-analyze it without knowing the truth behind the computer screen. It's too bad their perfectionism may leave them exhausted social stalkers.
Libra (Sept 23 - Oct 22)
Librans represent relationships, so much of their social stalking consists of checking up on past lovers, current lovers, or love interests. But being the diplomats they are, a Libra can also turn social stalking into something positive, looking for heated online debates, jumping in as the peace-keeper and extending the virtual olive branch.
Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)
Of all the zodiac signs, social stalking is most suitable for a Scorpio -- that’s because it's the sign of the detective! Using the internet to uncover someone's recent whereabouts, hidden flings, or juicy photos with ease, you can bet a Scorpion knows more than they're willing to admit ... they're known for their skills of secrecy, after all.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21)
A Sag loves anything that has to do with expansion, and just like they apply their open approach to life, travel, and learning, they also like to think of the internet as a virtual playground for discovery. They're likely to use social stalking to appease their inquisitive nature -- to find friends of friends, and through those they watch, discover new music to listen to, movies to watch, or books to read.
Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)
Capricorn workaholics are pretty hesitant to visit social networking sites as it is, since it takes time away from work they could be doing. They may use social stalking to learn the level of professionalism of others -- the way friends, co-workers, and acquaintances use their online profiles and can give them an idea of whether or not they’d like to associate with them. In other words, if your boss or teacher is a Capricorn, watch what you post online!
Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)
Technology-savvy Aquarius probably has a new iPhone in one hand and laptop in the other, most likely watching and waiting for "ins" so they can inspire their connections to join them in helping their community or environment in some way. And, as one of the klutzier signs, an Aquarius could easily get caught in the act of social stalking by accidentally posting something they weren't supposed to on someone else's profile. Woops!
Pisces (Feb 19 - March 20)
Dreamy Pisces uses social networks the way others may view television -- to escape from reality for a bit. Peering into the lives of others can be therapeutic in a way, as if scrolling through their friend's or a stranger's profile is a reality show or soap opera. Don't put it past them to create a new profile under a fake identity, just to get lost in a new role within the online realm; it's called catFISHing after all...