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12 Things Students Should Never Do on Social Media

by Stephanie Buck, mashable.com

The last thing young people want is another set of rules. But these days, social media comes with great responsibility, whether you’re just starting high school or finishing up college.

The fact is, irresponsible social media conduct could potentially ruin your education and negatively impact your career, not to mention hurt others in the process. (And we’re not just talking kids, either.) But most of those consequences are preventable, often with just a little foresight.

We’ve pinpointed 12 social media mistakes that students should avoid at all costs, because after all, it’s never as simple as “be responsible.” And it’s never as finite as “don’t friend your teacher on Facebook.” Social media circumstances are nuanced and vary by situation, school and user…

  1. Post Illegal Activities
  2. Bullying
  3. Trash Your Teachers
  4. Post Objectionable Content From School Computers or Networks
  5. Post Confidential Information
  6. Overly Specific Location Check-Ins
  7. Lie/Cheat/Plagiarize
  8. Threaten Violence
  9. Ignore School-Specific Policies
  10. Unprofessional Public Profiles
  11. Never Rely on Privacy Settings 100%
  12. Post Emotionally

Read the whole article with all mistakes explained at 12 Things Students Should Never Do on Social Media.

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Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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