This is the chilling side of the digital footprint (something that everybody has) – chilling because the takeaway seems to be that nobody can make a mistake anymore. Web sites with names like BustedMugshots and JustMugshots claim they’re doing society a favor by publishing photos that document arrests (not convictions) en masse. And when prospective […]
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As more and more people on this networked planet are living life out loud*, public image management is an increasingly useful skill. Some people call it online reputation management, but online is just a “place” where reputations are curated, and among the most skilled curators are thoughtful young social media users thinking about their futures. […]
We’ve just had the first election in which politicians have had to confront social-Web skeletons in their closets. Is it going to get worse or better?
“A Parents’ Guide to Facebook” is a primer to help anyone who works with young social media users, whether new to social networking or experienced Facebook users confused about all its privacy settings.
It’s now so common for parents to share baby photos online, but do we think about them as part of our kids’ digital dossiers?
Pew/Internet research shows we’re getting smarter – and less concerned, actually – about managing reputations online.