Broad context Some things haven’t changed… We are redefining personal and professional identities with the use of new technologies. We still search for social connections and validation. Youth still explore and experiment with risky behavior. What has changed is the fact that there could very well be a permanent record of all of this, one with implications that can't be predicted or controlled. Common Sense Media
Context: Young Adults 55% of 18-34 year olds have a personal profile on at least one online social network 39% of youth have posted something on their social networking pages that they regret 33% of young adults on social networking sites still don’t adjust their privacy settings 15% of young adults report that they've had private material (IMs, texts, pics, emails) forwarded without permission Common Sense Media Our abilities and online skills outstrip the knowledge and judgment needed for this environment.
Context: SNS If Facebook were a country, it would be the third largest in the world, between the United States (~300 million) and India (~1.2 billion)!
Context: Delete my Facebook http://www.google.com/insights/search/#q=delete%20facebook%20account&cmpt=q We need to teach our youth to “self-reflect before they self-reveal”. Common Sense Media
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3 Simple Privacy Rules Stick with your friends. Facebook privacy settings - Only Friends. Keep private information private. Leave optional fields blank. Don't let your information get away from you. Be on the lookout for personal information requests (like their birthday or music playlist) - from third parties. Uncheck the public search results box so people can't find their Facebook page through a Google search. Check Facebook’s secure browsing box so that your URL begins with https:// Common Sense Media
Digital citizenship http://whatsyourstory.trendmicro.com/internet-safety/Video.do?ident=where-are-you-
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