Web smarts


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Presentation given at the 2010 Pacific High School Youth Summit. It discusses why it's important to think before posting things to social networking sites or sending images via text.

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Web smarts

  1. 1. On NOT being an idiot on the web: Social networking, cell phones, and avoiding regret Presented by: Matthew “Buzzy” Nielsen Assistant Director, North Bend Public Library This presentation is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution October 14, 2010 United States license. For more information, visit http://www.creativecommons.org.
  2. 2. Think
  3. 3. A myriad of sites
  4. 4. Social networking is ... Connecting with friends and family Conversing with people Sharing your interests Staying connected
  5. 5. Sharing is easy ... too easy
  6. 6. Sharing is easy ... too easy
  7. 7. The interwebs remember
  8. 8. Think
  9. 9. I trust my friends
  10. 10. But do I trust my friends' friends?
  11. 11. I have no idea who those people are. And yet I can still look at this photo because my friend commented on it. And because of lax privacy settings.
  12. 12. And what about these people? ts Te n ac re he Pa rs Police sions st af f A dmis Potent ial emp loyers eopelen that slide) eirdhp peopl o W e ot e r et o th (no of f e ns
  13. 13. Uploading a photo takes 30 seconds. Humiliation lasts a lifetime
  14. 14. Case in point “ Thanks for eating at Brixx, you cheap piece of @%#& camper. ”
  15. 15. Think
  16. 16. And it's not just the Internet Photo source: tillwe on flickr
  17. 17. The beauty of MMS
  18. 18. And the not so beautiful 20%
  19. 19. Percent of you who have sexted Data source: National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, "Sex and Tech"
  20. 20. Another case in point Photo source: Mwibisono3 on Wikimedia Commons
  21. 21. Another case in point
  22. 22. Don't believe the hype. Not all publicity of good publicity.
  23. 23. When you upload a photo to the Web or text a photo to a friend You. Lose. Control.
  24. 24. The magic of forwarding
  25. 25. And copy & paste
  26. 26. I trust my friends
  27. 27. All 400 of them ><
  28. 28. How to take control 1. Be careful who your friend. 2. Be discerning about what you post. 3. Think about what contact info to share. 4. Turn on privacy controls
  29. 29. 1. Be careful who you friend It's all right to click this. No, really.
  30. 30. 2. Be discerning about what you post
  31. 31. 2. Be discerning about what you post
  32. 32. 3. Thing about what info to share
  33. 33. 4. Turn on privacy controls
  34. 34. 4. Turn on privacy controls
  35. 35. And don't forget your mobile phone
  36. 36. Think
  37. 37. And take control
  38. 38. Questions? View this presentation on slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/nbpl/web-smarts This presentation was made using open source software. Fedora Linux OpenOffice Chromium GIMP Shutter Android Operating system Impress Web browser Image editor Screenshot utility Mobile operating Presentation program system