Chapter 5

Social Media and the Dangers of Over-Sharing

Abstract

This chapter discusses social media, including a history of Facebook and its approach to privacy. It examines the ethics of privacy as they relate to social media, with reference to Facebook’s business model. It gives examples of the dangers of over-sharing on social media, and provides advice on how consumers can better protect themselves.

Keywords

Privacy
Facebook
Twitter
Foursquare
Google
security
Apple
Zuckerberg
Ello
Whatsapp
Threema
social media
Launched in February 2004, Facebook ...

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