Tagged: privacy


Going Private

You may think of two different things when you think about social media. You may think that social media makes everyone an open book, spilling all their secrets and sharing too much information so you know where they are, what they’re eating, and who they’re with at any given moment. You may alternatively think that social media is fake and controlled.


Relationships and Social Media

Social media is pervasive in most of our lives. This is especially true for teenagers and young adults, who are the first generation to spend their formative years online. Online access and connection is unarguably beneficial for many people, but it can also have negative consequences for mental health.



Although it may not seem like it, we have some control about how much of ourselves we want to put online. Even with all the accounts that we may have, we might not post...


Do You Have A “Finsta”?

A lot of teens have a fake Instagram account, or “Finsta,” because they think it allows them more privacy than a real Instagram account. Finstas are usually more private and closed than accounts with...


What Does Privacy Mean To You?

What does privacy mean to you when it comes to social media? What does it mean to you when something is on Facebook or another social media website? Is anything truly private once it’s...


What Does Online Privacy Mean to You?

When it comes to Social Media, what does the practice of privacy mean to you? How do you feel when you see personal information about someone on Facebook or another social media website? Is anything truly private...


Social Media No-Nos

Most likely you have heard about being responsible when posting on social media. It is a topic that can seem easy to accomplish, but often the line between what is and what is not...