Parents should be paying very close attention to the digital media their children are using, says child advocate James Steyer. "Young people in particular often self-reveal before they self-reflect," he says.
By now, everyone is familiar with the idea that Facebook’s purpose is to strip-mine your personal data and behaviour for information they can sell to advertisers. Whatever you share on Facebook is also shared with Facebook.
Many popular Facebook apps obtain sensitive information about users—and users' friends—so don't be surprised if details about your religious, political and even sexual preferences start popping up in unexpected places.
msnbc.comWhy Google Isn't the Privacy Villain (This Time)BusinessWeekOnline privacy is a complex issue, and blindly pointing fingers every time a site changes its policies or introduces a new service does little to advance the discussion.
The Independent (blog)What is the Data Protection Regulation and how will it affect social media?The Independent (blog)Even businesses have their own Facebook profile. So, what does the forthcoming Data Protection Regulation propose to do?