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  • 1. College Student and Social Networking Websites:Could They Cost You Your Future?
    Crissy Field
    Sarita Cole
    Bobbi Covell
    Maryanne Hull
  • 2. Questions
    How do people use the Internet to communicate?
    What is Facebook? Twitter?
    How are social networking sites viewed by professors, law enforcement, and potential employers?
  • 3. Gives Individuals a Voice
    Opens up world of broadcast and publishing
    Changing tradition concepts of these fields
  • 4. The Internet and Society
    Hacker Ethic:
    Four Principles
    1) “Access to computers-and anything which might teach you something about the way the world works-should be unlimited and total.”
    2) “All information wants to be free.”
    3) “Mistrust authority– promote decentralization”
    4) “You should be judged by your skills and not by “bogus criteria such as degrees, age, race, or position.”
  • 5. Community on the Net
    No longer have to interact face to face
    Social Networking
  • 6. History of Facebook
    • Started in February 2004
    • 7. How it grew to the next level
    • 8. Where are the creators now
    • Second largest social network
    Primary Focus
    Over 8 million users
    Originally called “thefacebook”
  • 9. History of Twitter
    How twitter began
    Who is credited for the creation of twitter
    First official tweet on March 21st, 2006
    What twitter was used for
    When they formed the actual twitter website
    When twitter branched off into its own company
  • 10. What is twitter
    What are “tweets”
  • 11. Employers
    CBS News
    - Tim DeMello from internet company “Ziggs” searches online profiles during the hiring process.
    - “online footprint”
    - Incriminating information could be attached to you the rest of your career.
    Oregon Business Report
    - June 2009 CareerBuilder survey
    - 45% use
    - 35% didn’t hire
  • 12. Professors
    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    - makes it “harder for students to get away with lies about dead grandparents”
    University of Louisville
    - Professors are in danger too
  • 13. Law Enforcement
    - LaChapelle
    - Using all information
    University of Illinois
    - Two students caught urinating in public
    Professional hackers
  • 14. Activity
    Analyze each Facebook page that we present to you
    Ask yourselves….
    - Whats good?
    - Whats bad?
    - What could this person change?
  • 15. Conclusion
    NOTHING on the internet is private
    Could cost you your reputation, grades, jobs, and more…
    Is anyone going to change???