Social Networking Privacy

Have you liked, tweeted, +1′d, pinned, or stumbled upon something? Do you share your pictures straight or do you like to instagram them first, or otherwise informed your friends of your whereabouts. With the proliferation of apps to keep you socially relevant and linked in, do you have time to read their privacy policies before you agree to their terms and conditions? Do you understand what you are giving up for the convenience of using their tools? How comfortable are you in maneuvering their privacy features to limit your information to only those with a need to know? What are your rights to access the information stored on a social network? If you have concerns about your privacy, how can you make an effective complaint?

Read on to find answers to these and other questions.

Let’s talk about internet privacy (video, TELUS WISE)

Holiday photo safety tips (Shelly Smith, TELUS WISE)

Raising e- (empathetic) citizens (Cathy Wing, MediaSmarts, TELUS WISE)

Youth Privacy: What you can do to protect your online rep (video, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)

Online and Wireless Privacy (Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada)