The proliferation of social media has brought with it an influx of ethical challenges but what exactly does ethics mean? Sources: Ethics definition, cyberethics definition, computer ethics definition Whilst not exclusive to social media, one particular ethical issue emphasised through its use is the ‘Digital Divide’. This is widely accepted to denote the division between … More The digital divide and social media – An ethical discussion
After reading Wil’s post I was pleased to see that he agreed that failing to engage in ‘social’ content online can actually have a detrimental effect on the authenticity of your professional profile. In a discussion, Wil provided some extremely interesting resources which looked to explain how his personality often restricts his behaviour online but … More Developing an authentic online professional profile – a reflection
In my last post I mentioned how some people choose to portray different identities online, often to separate social and professional life. A lot can go wrong without a professional profile, as seen with the infamous Justine Sacco (Ronson, 2015). A recent Jobvite survey suggested that 73% of employers had used social media to hire employees (Jobvite, 2014). … More How can you create an authentic online professional profile?
After reading Ji’s post I was pleased to see that he had also acknowledged that ‘we adopt different personas in the real world’ so why can’t we online? In a comment, I challenged his suggestion that it’s now harder to achieve anonymity online, as there are still outlets to do so such as 4Chan. Ji … More Multiple online identities – a reflection