Today’s youth are sharing a tremendous amount of information through social media. They share to connect, but in connecting, they leave large traces of their interactions for unexpected audiences to view. Those who care about privacy are scratching their heads, trying to make sense of why youth share and what it means for the future of privacy. danah will discuss how youth understand privacy in a networked world. She will describe youths’ attitudes, practices, and strategies before discussing the implications for companies and the government.
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With all the stories we hear about cyber-bullying, teen sexting, and online predators, it’s easy for adults to feel concerned about the young people out there.
Many parents worry: Why do all the kids nowadays have to post every moment of their lives online for the whole world to see? Do they even care about privacy?
The fact is, kids aren’t nearly as naïve as the world paints them to be. A new study by Pew indicates that, while it might look like they’re oblivious to privacy, kids are as good - if not better - than adults at keeping their online privacy in check.
Katjana Jin is a 15-year-old high school student.
Danah Boyd is a research assistant professor in Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University who specializes in social media, youth culture, and public versus private life.
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Federating social networks means people on different networks following each other. It’s driven by the growth of private social networks for businesses; the development of new Open Source tools for social networking; and concerns about privacy and control of your brand in consumer sites. The panel will discuss advances in the federated social web and the technologies that are making it possible. We’ll cover who’s implementing it today, and what kind of control a federated model gives companies and individuals. We’ll give first steps on what you can do to weave your company and your social media presence into a federated social web.