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Andrea Bartz and Brenna Ehrlich are wrapping up their “Netiquette” column for CNN Tech after a 2 1/2-year run.

Discussion:  Because of our recently well-connected world, there are many new ways to keep in touch with your family and friends.  Posting updates about current life events, thoughts, and plans are often uploaded to the internet for the world to learn what is going on in your life.  This article outlaines certain guidelines one should follow, netiquette that is, when putting information out there about yourself that might affect other people.  For example, when and how news of a divorce, job change, or change in location should be delivered to the digital world

Source:  CNN Tech

Date:  December 13, 2012

Link:  http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/13/tech/social-media/netiquette-final-column/index.html?iref=allsearch

Discussion Questions:

  • What is netiquette, and why is there a need for it?
  • What may happen if netiquette rules are not followed?

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