The Importance of Critical Thinking SkillsYouth as actively constructing their social and cultural worlds, not as innocent victims or passive recipients of media messages
dana boyd - Researcher at Microsoft Research New England and a Fellow at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Boyd’s Law: “Adding more users to a social network (site)increases the provability that it will put you in a awkward circumstance.”
Facebook: The Entire Web Will Be Social By Liz Gannes Apr. 21, 2010 • Social plugins are little widgets that bring Facebook to the rest of the web. They offer “instant personalization” • Creates a persistent relationship with you around that content. Sites give Facebook semantic information around the thing you liked — for instance, the title, type, genre and city for a band you like on Pandora. http://www.pandora.com/#/stations/create/
Privacy Paradox An Oxymoron Young people will freely give up personal information to join social networks on the Internet. Afterwards, they are surprised when their parents read their journals. "Theres a big difference between publicly available data and publicized data.”Dr. Dana Boyd, co-author a newly published book: Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media.
Where and how you give up your privacy (anyone can badmouth you with the world and you may be helpless to stop it)1. Messaging and online communication2. Photo and video sharing sites3. Giving reviews and opinions4. Social bookmarking and tagging5. Communities and groups6. Virtual worlds and gaming7. Collaboration and sharing
Protecting Your Privacy Tutorial complete this two-part tutorial
Creepers Paradise~Facebook has got your number for the world to see~
A word or two about passwords and…. hacking Facebook• No birthdates or social security numbers• No mother’s maiden name• No universal password• Yes to long passwords (over eight characters)• Yes to random patterns – first letter of each word in your favorite song with your favorite number.• Yes to changing it frequently
THIS VIDEO IS FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE DANGERS OF BEING HACKED ON FACEBOOK. DO NOT ATTEMPT THE PROCEDURES SHOWN!! YOU WILL BE ASKED TO COMPLETE A SURVEY. THIS IS A GRAVE DANGER IN AND OF ITSELF https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu6U_6AMneU
Not Google too !#@ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBAAFd-1L4M&feature=related• Google has been Hoovering up data from open WiFi networks around the world -- some 600 gigs worth, according to the AP -- which is tantamount to wiretapping and may well violate federal and international laws.• When Google sends its fleet of camera-equipped cars into the streets to snap pictures of your neighborhood for its Street View product, these cars are also collecting something a little extra: The name and unique MAC address of every open WiFi network they encounter along the way.
What is data how does it affect privacy?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hdl-Lwzy7Y&feature=player_embeddedWe need to educate ourselves by reading thoseterms of service contracts, noting which sites aresharing and which ones aren’t as well as beingvigilant as to what kind of personal data we’re soeagerly sharing with the world.
Facebook users are notorious for sharing too much information.Foursquare doesn’t just broadcast your location to your selected friends; it also serves as a game, pairing virtual rewards with real activities.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFXzyJ8mUh4Foursquare is a new social network where users can post their current location to up to 900 friends.
http://pleaserobme.com/“These new technologies make it increasingly easy to share potentially sensitive personalinformation, like your exact location. People might be over-sharing without knowing about it. For example, you might relay your Foursquare location to your public Twitter account and by doing this expose the message to the whole world (Twitter: "Our default is almost always to make the information you provide public").
The owners have shut down the site , but you get the idea. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfZROP2ky4I