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Monday, May 10, 2010

the tell all generation, privacy & cultivating a digital identity

Very interesting article about privacy concerns, digital identity, especially as relates to social media:
In a new study to be released this month, the Pew Internet Project has found that people in their 20s exert more control over their digital reputations than older adults, more vigorously deleting unwanted posts and limiting information about themselves. “Social networking requires vigilance, not only in what you post, but what your friends post about you,” said Mary Madden, a senior research specialist who oversaw the study by Pew, which examines online behavior. “Now you are responsible for everything.”

Indeed, because if you are not creating your digital identity, someone is creating it for you... on a social media site, on a discussion board, on the web in general...

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