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Facebook - privacy settings
  1. Social Networking
  2. What is social networking
  3. Many forms of social network sites and virtual communities
  4. A typical social network site
  5. What is Facebook
  6. How does Facebook work
  7. User Profiles
  8. Easy and accessible
  9. Teens - Why Facebook
  10. With opportunities comes risks
  11. Privacy
  12. Predators
  13. Meeting contacts
  14. Cyberbullying
  15. Content
  16. Helpful tips and advice
  17. Privacy and security settings
  18. Where to find privacy and security settings
  19. Privacy shortcuts
  20. Privacy settings and tools
  21. Symbol click to access settings
  22. Timeline and tag settings
  23. Tag options
  24. App settings
  25. Online reputation is real
  26. Helpful tips and advice with Webwise
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Advice for parents and teachers Social Networking What is social networking? Using a website to communicate with friends and to meet (or play online games) other people. Many forms of social network sites and virtual communities Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin Vox (and other blogging sites) Skype Dropbox E-mail Club Penguin, Minecraft, Moshi Monsters etc. A typical social network site Consists of a representation of each user (a profile) Consists of his/her social links Allows users to share likes, dislikes, ideas, activities, events and interest Provide a means for the user to interact over the internet such as e-mail, instant messaging, chat forum etc. What is Facebook? A very popular social networking website 57% Irish teenagers use the site… Some 900 million people worldwide have signed up for profiles on the site Established in 2004 Allows users who sign up for free profiles to connect with friends, work colleagues or people they don’t know online How does Facebook work? Users send friend requests to people who they may or may not know Once accepted, the two profiles are connected with both users able to see whatever the other person posts User Profiles List information about themselves work, age, schools attended, other personal details Easily accessible by their friends and others Users can also click “like” on other web pages that interest them, again visible to friends and others Easy and accessible Post almost anything on their “timeline” or “wall” - a snap shot of what is happening at any given time Can enter private chat with other friends who are online Teens - Why Facebook? Multi-taskers when it comes to IT Allows young people to experiment with who they are See it as a no-parent zone Place to hang out with friends Communication much easier no need to text, email or phone. No cost involved Teens - Why Facebook? Can find their own uninhibited voice online Feel the virtual world is more secure Can personalise their own profile (posters on bedroom wall versus pictures, videos, and comments on Facebook wall) With opportunities comes risks! Many risks for Facebook’s younger users Privacy Predators Cyberbullying Meeting contacts Content Privacy Young people can sometimes forget that everything posted on Facebook is essentially a form of publishing. Unless profiles are set to private anyone can view the information. Often young people post too much personal information online like photos or phone numbers. Predators There have been instances (while rare) where predators and other unscrupulous individuals have targeted young people on Facebook The site can be easily accessed and is full of personal information False information presented on a profile can hoodwink a young person to believe they are interacting with someone their own age Meeting contacts Fear that the young people will meet face-to-face with people they first met online Obvious risks because some young people take online contacts at face value, and unfortunately not everybody is genuine Cyberbullying Facebook provides bullies with a new and fertile battlefield The lack of adult supervision and feeling that they are anonymous has led some young people to cyberbully and harass others online. Cyberbullying is the using of technology to deliberately hurt, upset, harass or embarrass others. It is the repeated use of these nasty messages, images etc Cyberbullying Watch Your Space Webwise Ireland Watch Your Space - Dublin, Ireland Cyberbullying 17458585042061_296402697_n.jpg Cyberbullying 13742992080287_1018104989_n.jpg Cyberbullying 13200675467852_553398792_n.jpg Content Myth under 13 can’t use social networking sites Many sites including Facebook say that users must be aged at least 13 EU Kids Online survey shows that age limits don’t work 38% of 9-12 year olds have a social networking profile Because of Facebook’s popularity, there are a lot of older users and often children are exposed to things parents would prefer they were not Content Facebook’s terms and conditions clearly state that one must be 13 or older to use the site To protect minors (13-18 years of age) Facebook has put special safeguards in place such as: placing restrictions on the ability of adults to share and connect with them ensuring their timelines and posts don’t show up in public search results Helpful tips and advice SID Helpful tips and advice Teach your child that: Everything they do on line is searchable, and that anyone, anytime, anywhere can find it, and copy it Even if their page is set to the strictest settings, they can’t tell which friend will share their pages…as in share their information, messages and photos with everyone! Helpful tips and advice Teach your child that Everything they post, type, publish and upload is forever and that anyone including Gran, the school principal, and future boss can find it today, tomorrow, and even 30 years from now Helpful tips and advice Teach your child to Respect the privacy of others …… by being responsible when posting photos or chatting on line Privacy and security settings Learn about Facebook privacy settings it takes time to trawl through it all (over 50 of them). Review them often Customise each privacy setting explain why and discuss them with your child Opt out of tagging any photos uploaded to the web by friends (then it will no longer happen automatically) Opt-out of Face Recognition Opt-out of Geo-Location and Location Check-In by others Privacy and security settings Limit information that individuals see Use ‘View as’ button to see if setting applied correctly Customise each Games App so as not to make Public the child's (and your) private information. Where to find privacy and security settings? C:\Users\msmccabe\AppData\Local \Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.Outlook\JZ318DV7\ photo (9).JPG Privacy shortcuts Privacy settings and tools Symbol click to access settings Timeline and tag settings Tag options App settings Online reputation is real Facebook is your digital CV Best advice Think before you post a comment & Protect yourself by becoming an expert in privacy settings Helpful tips and advice with Webwise https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akama