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Digital Tattoo Workshop for VPL

  1. 2. Highly Visible and Hard to Remove Trish Rosseel Jennifer Goerzen [email_address]
  2. 3. Discussion <ul><li>What makes up your digital identity? </li></ul><ul><li>What contributes to information about you being openly available online? </li></ul><ul><li>What factors make this out of your control? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you manage what information about you is available to others online? </li></ul>
  3. 4. Andy’s Digital Dossier
  4. 5. What’s your Digital Tattoo? <ul><li>Search your name/partner’s name using: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google (select for images, movies, etc. too) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MIT’s Personas at </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Consider your impressions of this person based on what you found online. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What did you find out about the person being searched? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Was all the information accurate? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Was there information missing? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What might this exercise tell us about data mining? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How might your digital tattoo compare to your partners? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Some things haven’t changed… </li></ul><ul><li>People continue to redefine their personal and professional identities as organizations and technologies change. </li></ul><ul><li>We still search for social connections and validation. </li></ul><ul><li>Youth are still exploring and experimenting with risky behavior. </li></ul>Broad Context 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
  6. 7. Scale Online activity takes place before a vast audience
  7. 8. The audience can be invisible and anonymous
  8. 9. Content is replicable in a world of… copy and paste, @RT, forward, share, <embed>
  9. 10. Access to a greater depth of information Connect, collaborate and network Community support, share passions
  10. 11. Activity #2: Case Studies Scamming Seniors Teen suicide puts spotlight on high-tech bullying Hi-tech Teens Connected New Canadians Job Seeking Snafu
  11. 12. Questions to Consider <ul><li>What are the issues at play in your group’s case? </li></ul><ul><li>What does the demographic of your case need to know about managing their online identity? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the benefits of online identity in your context? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the drawbacks? </li></ul>
  12. 13. Case Study Context: Seniors <ul><li>New research from AARP finds that social networking is more important than ever to older Americans—more than a quarter (27%) of Americans age 50+ use social media websites, with Facebook being the most popular, followed by MySpace, LinkedIn and Twitter. </li></ul><ul><li>71.1% of 55 to 64 year olds in Canada use the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>40.7% of 65 year olds in Canada use the Internet </li></ul>
  13. 14. Case Study Context: Job Seekers <ul><li>“ 1 in 4 employed adults says their company has policies about how they present themselves online”. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Just over 1 in 10 (~12%) employed internet users are public personae who say they need to market themselves online as part of their job.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The majority of adults do not want internet marketers to tailor advertising to their interests, particularly when that involves online data collection and monitoring.” </li></ul><ul><li>Pew Internet Research Report, 2010 </li></ul>The German government has proposed legislation to restrict the Internet content employers can use when recruiting.
  14. 15. Case Study Context: Teens <ul><li>55% of 18-34 year olds have a personal profile on at least one online social network </li></ul><ul><li>39% of youth have posted something on their social networking pages that they regret </li></ul><ul><li>1/3 of YAs on social networking sites still don’t use privacy controls on their profiles </li></ul><ul><li>15% of YAs report that they've had private material (IMs, texts, emails) forwarded without permission </li></ul>Our abilities and online skills outstrip the knowledge and judgment needed for this environment.
  15. 16. Case Study Context: Immigrants <ul><li>Recent immigrants more likely than Canadian-born individuals and other immigrants to use the Internet to communicate with their family and friends. </li></ul><ul><li>56.0% of Canadians aged 25 to 54 who immigrated to Canada between 1990-2003 used the Internet in the previous month to communicate with friends </li></ul><ul><li>55.9% of recent immigrants used the Internet to communicate with family </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign-born Internet users were more likely to use email on a daily basis to communicate with relatives and friends than those born in Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics Canada </li></ul>
  16. 17. Sharing our resources
  17. 18. Digital Tattoo – How To
  18. 19. Useful Links <ul><li>Digital Tattoo </li></ul><ul><li>Pew Internet Research </li></ul><ul><li>danah boyd | apophenia </li></ul><ul><li>This is Me </li></ul><ul><li>Open Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Frontline: Digital Nation: Life on the Virtual Frontier </li></ul><ul><li>Common Sense Media (for educators) </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics Canada - Socio-demographic factors influencing use of the Internet) </li></ul><ul><li>Seniors Canada Online </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Social Network Site Privacy: A Comparative Analysis of Six Sites. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada </li></ul>
  19. 20. References <ul><ul><li>Arm and Ink | Flickr - Photo Sharing! (n.d.). . Retrieved September 24, 2010, from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Candy Coloured Tunnel on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (n.d.). . Retrieved May 6, 2010, from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liverpool Street station crowd blur on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (n.d.). . Retrieved May 6, 2010, from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parent Advice - Workshop: Raising Kids in a Digital World (Middle and High School) - Common Sense Media. (n.d.). . Retrieved May 6, 2010, from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Networking - UBC Wiki. (n.d.). . Retrieved May 6, 2010, from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeating Shadows on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (n.d.). . Retrieved May 6, 2010, from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Socio-demographic factors influencing use of the Internet. (n.d.). . Retrieved September 27, 2010, from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The art of possibility on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (n.d.). . Retrieved May 6, 2010, from </li></ul></ul> TR