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Is that message private? (Infographic)

Is that message private? It depends.

Social Media Principle #2 There’s no such thing as internet privacy, only perceived internet privacy. Sources ACLU – U.S. Surveillance Law May Poorly Protect New Text Messaging Services Electronic Frontier Foundation – New Ninth Circuit Case Protects Text Message Privacy From Police and Employers

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What is Swipe?

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Question from a middle school administrator – Over break I was invited by students and former students to JoinSwipe.  It has a smiley face.  What do you think of this app?  What is it?  Any advice would be great. What is Swipe? First off, their logo is a wink. The logo alone is a bit of a […]

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Why Ephemeral Matters

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Ephemeral – lasting for a very short time. “fashions are ephemeral” synonyms: transitory, transient, fleeting, passing, short-lived, momentary, brief, short In the social media world, most of what took off and gained traction among teenagers and young adults in 2014 fall into the category of Ephemeral Apps. Things like Snapchat, Tinder, Yik Yak, and others are built […]

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