~The Conversation ~ blogging, commenting or contributing - the currency of social networking.
Social Media and Employment Digital Communications Can Get You A Job! Research is showing that the majority of recruiters are using social media to source candidates.
And can cost you a job! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddZWkhItPuI&feature=related
Text versus Phone http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/phone-fatigue-phone-call-dead/story?id=11355507&page=2 <ul><li>Why Texting now dominates the “conversation.” </li></ul>
The Pitfalls of the Digital World Communication gone wrong.* * Although the following is a comedic exaggeration, employers and recruiters are recruiters are using technology to make hiring decisions. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0H5sn1CkAc&feature=related
Great Opportunities to Further Your Career Through Social Connectedness <ul><li>Now WEB 2.0 offers the ability to talk outside the usual channels </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Publishing (blogs) </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to create and edit websites (wikis) </li></ul><ul><li>Publish and share photos, video (Flickr, YouTube) </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of ways to share and collaborate </li></ul>
<ul><li>From embarrassing photos to drunken texts, Facebook users are notorious for sharing too much information. </li></ul><ul><li>Will that off-hand comment or picture affect your job chances? Source: http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/tech/Facebook-on-Location-with-McDonalds-93255279.html#ixzz0nWsYglsj </li></ul>
“ The reality is that nothing on Facebook is really confidential. Facebook is founded on a radical social premise -- that an inevitable enveloping transparency will overtake modern life."
The Machine is US/ing Us http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gmP4nk0EOE
<ul><li>dana boyd - Researcher at Microsoft Research New England and a Fellow at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society . </li></ul>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 <ul><li>Social plugins are little widgets that bring Facebook to the rest of the web. They offer “ instant personalization ” </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
Where and how you give up your privacy (anyone can badmouth you with the world and you may be helpless to stop it) <ul><li>Messaging and online communication </li></ul><ul><li>Photo and video sharing sites </li></ul><ul><li>Giving reviews and opinions </li></ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking and tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Communities and groups </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual worlds and gaming </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration and sharing </li></ul>
Are Your Facebook Privacy Settings Hurting Your Chances for Employment .
Not sure about your privacy ? Go to open book and put in your name.
http://www.reclaimprivacy.org/ Proceed immediately to:
What is data how does it affect privacy? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= YxIdtOHs2YE <ul><li>We need to educate ourselves by reading those terms of service contracts, noting which sites are sharing and which ones aren ’ t as well as being vigilant as to what kind of personal data we ’ re so eagerly sharing with the world. </li></ul>