Category Archives: social norms

Technological Revolution of Teenage Privacy

“Every teenager wants privacy. Every single last one of them, whether they tell you or not, wants privacy.” – Waffle I strongly agree with this statement for a multitude of reasons. One of the main reasons I agree with it is because I used to be like Waffle; Playing video games behind another personality and […] Continue reading

Posted in "social media, Blog Assignments, parents, privacy, scandalous, social norms, Student Posts | Comments Off on Technological Revolution of Teenage Privacy

The Need for Privacy Creates a Facade

In It’s Complicated, author danah boyd says, “Issues emerge when teens start to deceive in order to keep the truth private.  But by and large, when teens share to create a sense of privacy, they are simply asserting agency in a social context in which their power is regularly undermined.  The most common way that this […] Continue reading

Posted in "social media, social norms, Student Posts | Comments Off on The Need for Privacy Creates a Facade

Snooping- Socially Acceptable?

“When I opened up the issue of teachers looking at students’ Facebook profiles with fifteen-year-old Chantelle, she responded dismissively: “Why are they on my page? I wouldn’t go to my teacher’s page and look at their stuff, so why should they go on mine to look at my stuff?” She continued on to make it […] Continue reading

Posted in data mining, internet privacy, snooping, social norms, Student Posts | Comments Off on Snooping- Socially Acceptable?

Social Norms and the Law

Social norms are dynamic – slavery, racial segregation and sexual discrimination were all considered morally acceptable in the past but are now not only morally unacceptable but are also against the law. Meanwhile there is a growing acceptance for gay … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in law, social norms | Comments Off on Social Norms and the Law