Thursday, September 26, 2013

What Young People Know About Social Media - And What We Might Not

Photos from the story by Dan O'Neil
Contrary to popular belief among adults, these teenagers are not oblivious to privacy settings and do care a good amount about who can see what online. If anything, most of them have consciously chosen what they want to show to me and the rest of the world through social media. And what they’re telling us is who they are and what they need from us as mentors.
This article by Jacqui Cheng over at Medium questions the idea that young people need adult guidance about privacy on social media. (If you are interested in Medium after clicking over, check out this About section.)

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