Online privacy is one of the most debated topics in educational technology spheres these days. We advocate the use of technology in education but we should also be aware of the challenges facing this option. Social media is a major element of this technology we are using in our daily life. Students too are having more and more access to it which can sometimes constitute a real danger to their online identities unless we teach them how to protect themselves while using these websites.
It is also said that Facebook is reading text messages of people who use their smartphone apps. Read this article to learn more about this topic.
Finally here is an infographic that will sum up the intricacies of social media and its implications.
Infographic by MDG Advertising