Advantages, Abuses and Dangers. Their Advantages, Abuses and Dangers. They feel an inherent need to connect and expand their connections.
The once thriving social media platform has completely redesigned their site, shifting their focus from teenagers and social media to music and creatives. The site is completely unrecognizable from what it once was. There is virtually nothing that remains from the Myspace of the past.
These days, children as young as 13 have Facebook and MySpace pages. As a parent, you may wonder about the dangers of entering the social media world as a middle or high school student - as well as the benefits. Learning in the 21st century is very different than it was 10 or 20 years ago.
Q: My year-old daughter has a MySpace website I overheard her talking about it on the phone with a girlfriendand I was able to check it out last week. I was astonished with what I found — a group picture with a bunch of her best friends, apparently at a party, most with a can of beer in their hand. I also read some but not all of the notes on the site from her friends, and many were OK, but some were suggestive of other parties and some skipping of school. But will she think that I was snooping?
Though Myspace has gone through years of decline, changes of ownership, and a site-wide reboot, it was assumed that the files users had uploaded would remain accessible. That assumption it turns out, was wrong. There is no way to recover the lost data.
Here are the pros and cons of Facebook versus the pros and cons of Myspace. There are several differences between Facebook and Myspace. They both also have many pros and cons.
This article was taken from Volume 26 of the Journal of Pediatric Nursing Here we go! Could I use this report in my researched argument and tie this information to the importance of integrating social media into the curriculum?
Even though adults, teens and children can use social networking sites from the safety of their own homes, sexual predators have found ways of victimizing users online. By hiding behind fake profiles to lure victims, using profile information to stalk their victims in real life or hacking into accounts to blackmail victims, sexual predators pose very real dangers for users on social media sites like MySpace and Facebook. Social networking sites give sexual predators a way to locate and initiate contact with potential victims. All the victim can see is a profile, with any picture and information the predator choses to use, making it easy for the predator to pose as anyone they want.
Remember MySpace? Yeah, that MySpace, the social network that blew up and got replaced by Facebook. Or as Sean Parker, the first President of Facebook, so eloquently put it during a keynote:.