However, a socialnetwork is “nothinguntil you give itinformation. Until youwillingly populate it, itis nothing.”Flickr: David BarrieSource: Karen Blumberg, Forbes, How toteach Kids Digital Literacy
Online, teens admit they reveal “storiesthey wouldn’t tell to anyone.”Flickr: Kevin ShorterSource: Jones, Huffington Post, Teachingour Kids not to Treat the Internet as aPublic Diary
“I like the idea of my voice being heardsomewhere where people care.”Anonymous teenFlickr Charm2010Source: Jones, Huffington Post, Teachingour Kids not to Treat the Internet as aPublic Diary
Unfortunately, companies continue to manipulate thevulnerabilities of adolescence and entice them todisclose “far too personal” information on the web.Flickr jaynemooSource: Jones, Huffington Post, Teachingour Kids not to Treat the Internet as aPublic Diary
Flickr: cliff1066â„¢With Formspring, somewere angry, saying that thequestions and answerswere privateSource: Hill, Forbes, How to Teach KidsDigital Literacy
Nevertheless, theserich profiles are whatwe, as marketers,crave.Flickr: Creole ShaSource: Jones, Huffington Post, Teachingour Kids not to Treat the Internet as aPublic Diary
We want to know more about youso we can connect with you andsell you stuff.Flickr: lyzadangerSource: Jones, Huffington Post, Teachingour Kids not to Treat the Internet as aPublic Diary
Flickr: Yutaka TsutanoDespite this, many U.S. teens say they are addicted to social mediaand texting and often want to unplug. But they feel positive overallabout how social media sites such as Facebook and text messaginghave helped them connect with friends and familySource: Kang, Washington Post, ManyTeens Tell Surveys that They’re Addictedto Social Media, Texting
“It’s integrated intoeveryday event planning,networking, and decisionmaking.”Flickr: The U.S. National ArchivesSource: Mills, The Star, “FacebookFatigue” and the Aging Social Network
Flickr: isafmediaThe invention of Google Glassopens an entirely new front inthe digital war against privacy.Source: Keen, CNN, Why Life ThroughGoogle Glass Should be for Our EyesOnly
For Google, “privacy”means “what you’veagreed to”.Flickr: National Library of Australia CommonsSource: Arthur, Guardian News, GoogleGlass: Is it a Threat to our Privacy?
Flickr: FreedomHouseIt is the sort of radicaltransformation that may actuallyend up completely destroying ourindividual privacy in the digital21st century.Source: Keen, CNN, Why Life ThroughGoogle Glass Should be for Our EyesOnly
Yet we already live in a world where the boundaries of what’s private andwhat’s public are melting.Yet we already live in aworld where the boundariesof whats private and whatspublic are melting.Flickr: San Diego Air and Space Museum ArchivesSource: Arthur, Guardian News, GoogleGlass: Is it a Threat to our Privacy?
Flickr ArenamontanusWhen we put on these surveillancedevices, we all become spies, orscrooglers, of everything and everyonearound us.Source: Keen, CNN, Why Life ThroughGoogle Glass Should be for Our EyesOnly
Most of us won’t even know ifwe are being filmed when gazedat by a bespectacled strangerFlickr decade_nullSource: Keen, CNN, Why Life ThroughGoogle Glass Should be for Our EyesOnly
Flickr: MrschureadsThis next generation needs to know theirprivacy rights. They need to fight forthem...much more than we are doing today.Source: Jones, Huffington Post, Teachingour Kids not to Treat the Internet as aPublic Diary
Image via Notfromutrechthttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Greek_philosopher_busts.jpg“We need to ask the question, why do you need to know this?”Source: Jones, Huffington Post, Teachingour Kids not to Treat the Internet as aPublic Diary
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