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social media and you: future Directions Global

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ONLINE FREEDOMS

Internet Ideology War: Google's Spat with China Could Reshape Traditional Online Freedoms
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=internat-ideology-war 
Learn more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_China

CREDIBILITY AND ACCURACY

How credible is information on line?  How timely? How accurate? When is one more important than the other?

Unknown man's photo mistakenly posted with hundreds of DeKalb jail records
http://www.ajc.com/news/dekalb/unknown-mans-photo-mistakenly-688208.html

PRIVACY

What information should be private? 
Who can choose to share information about you?
Are there generational differences in how we see privacy?

Divorce Lawyers’ New Friend: Social Networks
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/15/fashion/weddings/divorce-lawyers-new-friend-social-networks.html

What is publicly available about you? Check out http://www.pipl.com/ or http://www.spokeo.com to start finding out. Then, if you are a grown up, try http://www.utahsright.com/ also.