How ethical can children’s use of social media be if they don’t even understand the word ethics?

Social media can be great. However the majority of us were born before any platforms like Snapchat and Twitter, were invented. So how and at what age do we teach children the appropriate and ethical way to behave online? And do adults even understand these ideas  of privacy themselves? (Greenwald, 2014). This is a question troubling many educators as … Continue reading How ethical can children’s use of social media be if they don’t even understand the word ethics?

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Topic 3 Reflection

The topic of online identity is one I found really interesting! When I thought about creating an authentic professional profile, I perhaps naively assumed this meant having an update to date LinkedIn profile for employers to peruse at their leisure. I had a discussion with Emily on her blog about how surprised we both were … Continue reading Topic 3 Reflection

What do Snapchat and applying to jobs have in common?

On the surface these two seem completely disconnected, but think of it this way - you have around 10 seconds to impress a recruiter, no longer than the max snapchat (Nyman, 2014). This appears to be a problem with professional profiles in the internet age, the ease of finding applicants and as such, the difficulty of standing out. So … Continue reading What do Snapchat and applying to jobs have in common?