News Appendix 3: Damaging footprints

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Read the following stories from The New York Times to prepare for your class discussion.

 

More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/08/20/more-employers-use-social-networks-to-check-out-applicants

 

Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/26/keeping-a-closer-eye-on-workers-social-networking/

 

An Online Alias Keeps Colleges Off Their Trail

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/25/fashion/25Noticed.html?ref=admissions

 

Online Bullies Pull Schools Into the Fray

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/28/style/28bully.html

 

Teaching Teenagers About Harassment

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/27/business/media/27adco.html

 

What did you get out of reading these articles? Which of these articles is most relevant to your own experience?  How will you change your online behaviors as a result of what you have read?


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