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Social Networking: Sharing Information and Privacy Online

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Social Networking: Sharing Information and Privacy Online

  1. 1. SOCIAL NETWORKING sharing information and privacy online
  2. 2. things comm. studentsshould know aboutsocial networking sites. What is it? Who is it important to? So what? Criticism Taking Action
  3. 3. What is it?Social Networking Sites are online webpages where anindividual can connect with others.
  4. 4. a place to share information about…Themselves
  5. 5. Interests
  6. 6. Hobbies
  7. 7. Pictures
  8. 8. Places
  9. 9. while communicating with other users on expressing… Thoughts
  10. 10. Plans
  11. 11. Events in Life
  12. 12. Who is it important to?It is used all over the globe by many people formultiple reasons; virtually used by everybody. ©MAX!
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  14. 14. Organizations
  15. 15. Corporations
  16. 16. Friends & Family and so many more…
  17. 17. So What?Sharing information about oneself onlinecan be beneficial.
  18. 18. But, it can also be harmful if the privacy settings arenot used properly.
  19. 19. ArgumentAll users have free-reign to post just aboutanything and change the settings to their liking.
  20. 20. Most users do not take advantage of the securitysettings, increasing their risk for an unfortunatesituation. ©EzeCastle
  21. 21. Then blame the social networking sites for the actionor event that took place.
  22. 22. Is it really the social networkingsites to blame for the lack ofresponsibility on the users behalf?
  23. 23. Brian Simpson, along with multiple other researchers,have studied and concluded that the privacy policiesonline are not the source of the problem… ©PSYCH
  24. 24. …but the users who do not act upon them.
  25. 25. They believe no matter how many ways thecompanies can acknowledge the privacy issue, it willbe disregarded and the issue would still remain.
  26. 26. Ultimately, leaving the privacy issue up to the userin what they want exposed.
  27. 27. Taking ActionWhen using online networking sites, users need to be moreaware of how their pages are being protected, and what theyare putting online. ©Steve
  28. 28. Taking this precautionary measure, it makes the site moreenjoyable and a much safer environment for everyone whouses it.

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