sevenbit writes: People "have walked smack" in social networks
Apparently, at visitors of popular social networks now there comes a heavy hang-over after intoxication easy possibility to add in friends of the former schoolmates, fellow workers, lovers and so forth. It has shown the research spent by British company Norton.
1004 British have taken part in sociological poll is more senior 18 years. It was found out that there is more than half of users are so frightened that simply dream to remove all information on which they have so carelessly placed on the Internet. At the same time almost 25 % admitted that have once laid out in the Network a photo or the information which it is impossible to show to their employer as it will do much harm their reputations as responsibles or even will lead to dismissal.
It is curious that an order of 35 % interrogated have confessed literally that on them on the Internet easily the compromising evidence. And these compromising given users frequently and in . Participants of research did a conclusion that data in the Network any more wouldn't allow them to begin, for example, political career. At all thus 40 % of people and don't undertake any active actions on protection of the personal information on the Internet.
Meanwhile technologies continually push users to inform on themselves more and more data. To leave in online it is possible any more only from desktop personal computers and laptops, but also with mobile, tablets, and offer the visitors a new software which will declassify not only interests, but even a site of the person.
Proceeding from the aforesaid, users should develop for themselves rules, following which they will disclose data on. For example, it is possible to establish restriction before something in the Network. To present itself on a place of the employer — present or potential. If there are photo or the information which wouldn't be pleasant to volume refuse its placing on the Internet is better. In addition always study all options of service then not to find out that the data which would be better be not to publishing, are opened for access of strangers.
As Olga Melnikova has explained RBC daily the professor of faculty of psychology of the Moscow State University, users really hadn't time to adapt to these conditions yet. Traditionally cooperating from mass-media, people received the information. And for last two decades the situation when the person to the full can participate in bilateral information interchange is formed and psychologically people haven't joined yet in new circumstances.
However, hardly those who test a regret about the rashness on the Internet, is universal have faced negative consequences, — the professor adds. — basically if someone needs to learn something about the person, it will collect data and without . Simply information society hasn't enough ripened truly to estimate consequences of the activity on the Internet. It is necessary to ascertain more likely that at users the feeling of suspiciousness develops