Presentation on theme: "Online Social Networking. Agenda Survey Results What is Online Social Networking? Popular Online Social Networking Sites Privacy Settings for Facebook."— Presentation transcript:
Agenda Survey Results What is Online Social Networking? Popular Online Social Networking Sites Privacy Settings for Facebook 5 Things You Should Never Post on Facebook Employers and Social Networking What is online Cyberbullying? What can you do if you become a victim of Cyberbullying Password Safety Questions?
What is Online Social Networking? Websites are commonly used for online social networking. These websites are known as social sites. Social networking websites function like an online community of internet users. –Many of these online community members share common interests in hobbies, religion, politics and alternative lifestyles.
Privacy Settings for Facebook 3 key things everyone should know about Facebook and privacy settings 1. How to keep your list of friends private 2. How to make your profile and timeline private 3. How to limit who sees your posts and photos
Privacy Settings for Facebook By default, Facebook tends to make everything you put on its network fairly public. Most information on your profile is totally public and viewable on Google search results. Google Example
Privacy Settings for Facebook Who can see your stuff? –By default it is set to Public unless you manually change
Privacy Settings for Facebook Who can see your friend list? Who can see the people and lists you follow? Who can see your followers?
5 Things You Should Never Post on Facebook 1.Contact Details 2.Photos of you that are inappropriate / or illegal Facebook photo lands woman and son in jail http://www.kob.com/article/stories/s3220901.shtml Police say shoplifting mom posted about crime on Facebook http://www.kob.com/article/stories/s3251782.shtml 3.Conversations 4.Social Plans 5.Relationship Status Updates http://www.kob.com/article/stories/s3251782.shtml
Employers & Social Networking 35% of hiring managers use social networking sites to research job applicants 65% of that group using Facebook as their primary source
What do Employers look for? Employers look to see if the applicant presents him – or herself professionally To determine if the person would be a good fit with the company’s culture Want to learn more about the candidates qualification A few hiring managers looking specifically for reasons not to hire the person.
What is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is any type of harassment that occurs via the Internet. –Name calling in chat rooms –Cruel email messages –Etc.
5 Consequences of Cyberbullying 1.Victim’s Become Cyberbullies 2.Depression 3.Thoughts of Suicide and Suicide Attempts 4.School Performance can be affected 5.Reputations can be damaged
What can you do? Block cyberbullies on your social networking sites Change your password and create a new profile if your account has been hacked Talk to your parents Save harassing messages etc. Do not keep silent, tell someone you trust
Hacked Accounts On March 10 th 2014 Justin Twitter Account got Hacked.
Protecting Your Password Make your password strong –No words or names –Use Upper and lowercase letters –Use numbers –Use symbols –Use 8 Characters
Password Test 5 volunteers On a piece of paper write a sentence with 8 words (try to use a number and we will convert one word to a special symbol) Example: “We like to run 2 times a week” “Wltr2*aw”