Do YatePeople Care What They Share?
By jennifermoss | Tuesday, February 07, 2012, 20:23
day is aimed to make people take stock of what they post online and how they
conduct themselves in the cyber world.
can all say things from behind a keyboard that we would never dream of saying
to someone's face and we can all judge from the comfort of our computer chairs,
but if you would say of do something to someone's face, then why do it from
behind a screen?
is very true of YatePeople at the moment. There are comments appearing online
that are hurtful and upsetting to users. This is not what we want to have on YatePeople;
we want users to feel welcome and valued.
you conduct yourself online can have an impact on your life from behind the
computer. Many employers now look up prospective employers on Facebook and many
are disappointed in what they see. Your online 'you' has become as important as
the real 'you.
Radio 1 has launched the Share, Take Care campaign to highlight the effects of
the Internet on your every day life.
The Internet is an ever-present part
of daily life and has many positive aspects but giving out too much personal
information and "over sharing" online can have consequences. Share Take
Care is all about helping parents understand those consequences so they can
help their children maintain a positive online experience and reputation. The
BBC's Share Take Care campaign
is part of its commitment to media literacy and online safety for young people.
Working in partnership with The UK Safer Internet Centre
to support Safer Internet Day, the BBC's campaign
aims to raise awareness of the issues around safeguarding reputation online.
Do you take care in what you share?