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  1. Feb 2016
    1. The idea that teens share too much—and therefore don’t care about privacy—

      There are people who post every little thing they do on the internet, some people really don't care. Somethings are better to keep to yourself.

    2. Interactions that were previously invisible to adults suddenly have traces, prompting parents to fret over conversations that adults deem inappropriate or when teens share “TMI” (too much information).

      A lot of people do post very inappropriate things thinking that this is okay, but if its online it never goes away.

    3. just like journalists and politicians, teens imagine the audience they’re trying to reach

      I never thought about it that way, but this is really true.

    4. perhaps he imagined the audience of his MySpace profile to be his classmates, family, and community—not the college admissions committe

      Sometimes people forget the fact that mostly everything is public, and future bosses and people can see it, they may see something they don't like on your profile and decide not to choose you. That is why you should always think about what you're going to post.

    5. In an effort to learn more about him, the committee members Googled him. They found his MySpace profile. It was filled with gang symbolism, crass language, and references to gang activities. They recoiled

      Sometimes someone's profile can be completely true about them, or sometimes it may all be a lie but the sad part is that either way, people will most likely believe what they read on the internet.

    6. Social media has affected the lives and practices of many people and will continue to play a significant role in shaping many aspects of American society.

      A lot of people, well most people perhaps, these days rely very much on social media.