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How to Venmo Without Being a Monster

For God’s sake, change your privacy settings — and other helpful tips

A logo of Venmo displayed on a phone screen against a dark red background, signifying privacy, technology, and transactions.
A logo of Venmo displayed on a phone screen against a dark red background, signifying privacy, technology, and transactions.
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YYears ago, Jen, a food industry professional based in New York who asked to remain anonymous for reasons that are about to become obvious, realized — thanks in part to Venmo — that her relationship had hit a rough patch. She happened…