The gray areas of sharing and online etiquette

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‘The media world was abuzz over the headline “Zuckerberg’s Sister Caught Out by Facebook’s Privacy Settings,” but it really wasn’t about that at all. I understood my privacy settings completely. This was about the gray areas of sharing, social conduct, and online etiquette. (Ironically, the downloads of Facebook’s Poke app rose in the Apple store during the next few days.)

‘More important, the whole incident made me even more passionate about starting a discussion: Here I was, a living, breathing example of how tech could be a wonderful and amazing tool, but it could also get you into a lot of trouble…’
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‘Let’s face it: Technology and etiquette have been colliding for some time now, and things have finally boiled over if the recent spate of media criticisms is anything to go by. There’s the voicemail, not to be left unless you’re “dying.” There’s the e-mail signoff that we need to “kill.” And then there’s the observation that what was once normal – like asking someone for directions – is now considered “uncivilized.”

‘Cyber-savvy folks are arguing for such new etiquette rules because in an information-overloaded world, time-wasting communication is not just outdated – it’s rude. But while living according to the gospel of technological efficiency and frictionless sharing is fine as a Silicon Valley innovation ethos, it makes for a downright depressing social ethic…’

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