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  1. Feb 2016
    1. n a world in which posting updates is common, purposeful, and performative, sharing often allows teens to control a social situation more than simply opting out.

      Even if you aren't physically included it helps you to be socially included.

    2. Throughout the United States, I heard this sentiment expressed in less eloquent terms by par-ents, teachers, and religious officials who were horrified by what teens were willing to share.

      Extremely important to realize the audience that you are posting to because most will assume and not try to figure out why you have posted the things you post.

    3. When young people are trying to get a sense of the context in which they’re operating, they’re doing so in order to navigate the social situation in front of them.

      It's important to realize that there are certain things that you need to stray away from posting depending on who is reading.

    4. I came to realize that, taken out of context, what teens appear to do and say on social media seems peculiar if not outright problematic.

      Important to always remember that not everything you post is meant for everyone that may see it. You have to consider the fact that people you may not intend to see what you post, probably will.

    5. Why would a student lie to an admissions commit-tee when the committee could easily find the truth online?

      The idea to ask why and not immediately judge is important especially when looking at potential students and applicants.