Monday, February 6, 2017

Digital Citizenship: Activity 2 Dangers in Cyberspace - my digital footprint

Let's ask ourselves the following question before watching the following video
What is Digital Footprint?

Alternatively, you may click HERE to view the clip.

Reflection Question 2
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(a) Reflect on the imminent dangers presented in the video.

(b) Why do you think many people are ignorant of such dangers?

(c) What do you think should be done to make people aware of these dangers?


  1. a) You cannot hide the past, especially one's wrongdoings
    b) People lack education in such topics or forget this principle in the heat of the moment
    c) More education and talks

  2. The dangers that could happen is that people would be able to know where he or she live.
    People are ignorant because they only see the screen
    Put notifications of people who are stalking them

  3. (a) Anyone can see what you do online
    (b) They think they are 'invisible' in cyber space and can do anything they want
    (c) Make more videos like this and circulate it around

  4. (a) That whatever you post online can be retrieved, even if deleted, thus anyone can see whatever you post online and can even stalk you.
    (b) People have the mindset that one something is deleted, it is deleted permanently.
    (c) I think that more advertisements on the dangers of social media and other online platforms can be broadcasted to the public.

  5. 1) People can easily track you, copy your information and pass on your post.
    2) Many people think that the internet is a safe place and that what they do can be easily deleted.
    3) Many posts, videos and articles online such as this video already inform people of such dangers, and people just need to take note and apply what thei leant

  6. a) The danger presented in this video is that everything you do online, even the posts and items you deleted, can be traced and retrieved back.
    b) People are ignorant of such dangers because people tend to feel that once they deleted their posts, no one would see them anymore, and it can't be retrieved back.
    c) People should keep track of their online activities. People also should think before they post any pictures of items online. This is because, once it is already posted, it is too late to delete it.

  7. a) Strangers can see what you post or do online, and can copy your work and publish it first, and all your hard work can be gone in a second.

    b) People always think that as long no one sees what they are doing, they are doing it in secrecy, but they do not know that when one logs on online, it is recorded by the website or other people who are tracking you.

    c) Make posters that would attract people to read, and learn more about how unsafe the internet is.

  8. Roshan:
    a) Anyone can copy your data and use then for other purposes.
    b) They always think that their account or posts are secured.
    c) They should experience it.
    Chin Siang:
    a) Some dangers are that people are not aware that strangers might know about their private information.
    b) People think that is they private their accounts or delete their posts, it is no longer there but people might have already gotten access to it.
    c) People should experience it.

  9. (a) Everything we post online can be passed, copied and can be permanent.
    (b) Some people think that the people they share their posts with are trustable, while some of them may not even be who they claim to be.
    (c) More campaigns, sharing of videos like the one above.

  10. (a) Things we post online could be passed on and eventually be permanent or can be tracked
    (b) Most people are blinded by the happiness when people like their photos or follow them that they become unaware of dangers of posting photos that reveal their personal information
    (c) Have a notice of the dangers that pops out before someone publishes a photo.

  11. (a) Information about ourselves posted on online can be seen and found by anyone and it can be misused. Even if we delete the information it can easily be recovered and found by people who use the information in a wrong way.
    (b) People think that no one looks it into their account and see the information posted. May people also think this information are safe and nothing can be done with it.
    (c) Awareness can be spread through talks are quizzes.

  12. (a) There are dangers when websites save what you do on them and sell this information. Through this, advertisements can be better made or this information can be used maliciously such as when thieves use your credit card information .
    (b) People think that they are completely anonymous online but do not know that people can view their information.
    (c) I think that there should be more classes on what to do and not do on the internet.

  13. (a) Reflect on the imminent dangers presented in the video.
    What one does on the internet can be found, copied and be permanent.
    (b) Why do you think many people are ignorant of such dangers?
    They do not think it would affect them in any way
    (c) What do you think should be done to make people aware of these dangers?
    Have advertisements, infographics or posters

  14. a) No matter what you do to try to reverse a post, as long as it has been posted, there are ways for people to find these posts.
    b) They take the safety for granted and have a false sense of security, thinking that the internet is a safe place. Many are not even aware of such dangers as they have not thought about them.
    c) The media could produce more videos like these and people should spread these, especially to people who are new to using social media.

  15. a) The dangers presented in this video is that other people can see what you do online previously and that what you do online makes up your digital footprint and everything you do online is permanent.
    b) Many people think that when they delete something, it is not online anymore and that no one can check on them.
    c) I think this can be spread through the internet so that other people can be aware of these dangers

  16. 1)What even you do can be found by anyone, and everyone can know about it.
    2)They think that once they delete it, It won't seen
    3)more of video like this

  17. a) The dangers are dangerous people like hackers who can use private information from your digital footprint to do something bad.
    b) As many people believe that if they just delete their history or account their information won't leave a trace.
    c) By making a bigger terms of conditions on websites and make it easier to read.

  18. (A) The danger is that people do not realise that their privacy can be violated by anyone and that anyone can check on them.
    (B) I think it is because that they do not see the consequences and impact of their actions online and they also do not see the long term results.
    (C) I think we should educate them on the dangers and that we must also teach them on how to protect their privacy online.

  19. (a) There is no privacy on the Internet which means that whatever you do or see on the internet can be viewed by everyone and can be used for bad things.

    (b) Many people are not aware of what the dangers are and what can be the consequences of such dangers. Many people also believe that when they delete something, it is permanently deleted.

    (c) More education on the dangers and consequences of such dangers.

  20. (a) Strangers can see whatever you post online and what one does online can be found, copied, and be in permanent records.

    (b) People think that when they delete something, its gone forever. However, there are things like Wayback Machine have managed to salvage deleted Facebook posts.

    (c) THere should be more ads like this.

  21. (a) Those imminent dangers are happening now and are very true but those imminent dangers can be prevented by simple precautions taken by social media users for protection.
    (b) Many people are ignorant because they either do not know about such dangers or they think that such dangers will most likely not happen to them.
    (c) People who are on the IT field should conduct Digital Citizenship workshops and spend time on educating the public on the online dangers, how it can be prevented and how to be safe.

  22. a) The dangers stated in this video are that some information that have been on the net, even if only once and deleted, may be recovered and stolen, in which this says that resources of ours, actions or our own identity may be stolen. This in turn is telling us to be careful with what we do or upload online and should always be mindful of the consequences.
    b) People are oblivious to these dangers as they are blinded by a mistake of the developers of social media themselves. This would refer to the option of setting an account to 'Private'. This would often instil the thought into the user that they are protected from people who may use those resources against them.
    c) Even on social media, always be careful with the media you post so that you do not end up having unwanted people to do undesired actions.


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