With the start-up of Facebook in 2004, social life has taken a life of its own on cyberspace. In just one second, messages are sent and received through transmitters to reach users on both ends of the line. Facebook’s takeover today is reinforced by other new technologies and tools that emerged and replace traditional communication methods. Hence, the beginning of a very fast-paced lifestyle commenced. Are humans fast and furious? Let us start off by first pondering about the things you ‘quick-wittedly’ shared on your social media accounts and if that’s even safe?
~ 3 Tips to Keep You Sane on Social Media ~
#1. Always learn a particular platform’s privacy tools. Use them intuitively and effectively, as they are the key in maintaining a healthy social media presence. Please judge by the nature of your posts who should see or NOT SEE the media posts you are about to share. Hint: Your employers and co-workers may not want to see a picture of you attending a Halloween costume party or clubbing event.
#2. Avoid the tendency to post an update as soon as it happens. With a major milestone in life, it always takes a period of adjustment to settle into a new role. Before the media, your ‘friends’, and ‘followers’ know about the big change, your heart should feel content by knowing the next steps on the journey. 40 likes and a couple of congratulatory comments are satisfying, but feeling at ease with yourself is another super important objective at work. Can I handle attention, both good and bad?
#3. Don’t tell people where you are. There are predators out there, just like in real life, if not more in numbers. The Twitter glossary shows the availability of various tools within the application to foster online interactions. Geographical information updates with the publishing of a post, hacking, and impersonation accounts can put users at risk of being harmed, especially adolescent and young adult users. Stay safe by sharing event pictures online after they had HAPPENED is always a sound decision.
The upkeep or potentially a lack of privacy on social media is a popular debate topic today. In contemporary society, all lifestyles are associated with staggering responsibilities and mounting anxiety. It is easy to lose one’s direction and focus. On one hand, social media allows individuals to share to a greater audience, thus building and replenishing their self-esteem and confidence. On another, an individual’s personal life can be exposed to an unnecessary extent through the use of various tools such as Instagram, Snap Chat, and etc. The quick pace of everyday life aggravates the situation, as account users are subject to sharing something on the move and not fully picturing the consequences that can result.
No matter the stance, privacy is an idea in connection with one’s conscience. In what areas of social media have you struggled with in relation to privacy matters? What are you doing now to reinforce a strong privacy protection? Revealing personal details is provoked by a desire to share and concludes with either the feeling of glory or further reclusion to one’s own bubble. Give or take, it is important nevertheless to protect your privacy online. As application users, we not only want to be instant and original content creators on social media, but also take fastidious care of details. Cyberspace is to become another safe haven. With these tips, I’ll make it to the other side, sane and intact. Or will you?
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