Subscribe via E-mail

Your email:

Our Latest Guide

On Demand Webinar

Posts by category

Follow Me

New Programs

Blog

Current Articles | RSS Feed RSS Feed

Rebecca Black, “Friday,” and your students’ digital footprint

 

digital footprintWhen 13-year-old Rebecca Black’s parents handed ARK Music Factory a $4,000 check to have them cut a single and create an accompanying music video for their daughter, they couldn’t possibly have imagined what would happen.  

Four months after “Friday” was recorded, filmed and posted to YouTube it went viral, receiving 166 million views and 3.2 million “dislikes.” Not long after, comedians like Jimmy Fallon and Steven Colbert lampooned the “so-bad-it’s-good” single and critics unanimously echoed that “Friday” was “the worst song ever written.” The derision must have stung, but it was only further exasperated by bullying at school, ominous phone calls and emails containing death threats.

Browse YouTube and you’ll see hundreds of thousands of videos and songs far worse (“worse” is relative, of course) than Rebecca Black’s. Few of them will ever be noticed; few will ever receive 166 million views and twice as many “dislikes”; few of them will be remembered a decade later and come up in conversation at a cocktail party.

This 13-year-old did absolutely nothing wrong—and as cliché as it is to say it, she was truly in the wrong place at the wrong time. Nonetheless, odds are that “Friday” is going tag along with Black this Friday, the Friday after next and the one ten years after that. Time will tell.

What does this have to do with our students?
Although Rebecca Black’s experience may be a bit of a hyperbolic way to segue into a conversation about our students’ digital footprint, her experience does give them reason to reflect on the marks they leave behind when they post pictures, comments and videos on the Internet.

Everything we do online leaves a trail; it may wind and evolve as we age, but it will always point back to us. Colleges and universities are increasingly reviewing this footprint when they decide who is going to be receiving a letter of acceptance. Employers, too, are beginning to conduct informal digital background checks on applicants before offering them a position. Showing up for the interview is the second impression, not the first. And thanks to our digital footprint, personas begin to take shape the moment our parents post photos of us as newborns.

A discussion that truly unpacks the impact of our digital footprint deserves a book. We simply wish to get the conversation started so that you can continue it with your students. If you’re looking for a way to get started, we recommend checking out a five-minute, TED-Talks episode featuring Juan Enriquez. In it, Enriquez uses insights from Greek and Latin American mythology to make sense of the surprisingly permanent effects of digital sharing on our personal privacy.

Comments

Couldn't be written any better. Reading this post reminds me of my old room mate! He always kept talking about this. I will forward this article to him. Pretty sure he will have a good read. Thanks for sharing! klik disini | readmore
Posted @ Sunday, May 04, 2014 9:58 AM by Rachmad
I am very happy to read this. This is the kind of manual that needs to be given and not the random misinformation t hat's at the other blogs. Appreciate your sharing this best posting.
Posted @ Friday, February 13, 2015 10:28 PM by http://ibcbet.pbsbo.com/
In search of which tasteful seem? Attempt the exact bright ceramic view that has a mixed products bracelet. You'll attract the best associated having interest on this one fake Breitling watches unique. For folks looking to search the sporty method for individuals replica watches relaxed days away as a way to simply have any lighter moments and not break this style; you will discover multi-dial wristwatches along having combined methods like plastic throughout metallic replica Longines watches and as well feel produced silicone silicone wristbands. Additionally, you will discover complete black replica Audemars Piguet watches finish forms with razor-sharp accents that enhance Hublot replica watches the 'cool factor' on the timepieces.
Posted @ Tuesday, March 24, 2015 3:28 AM by robermaxwel
Hasil Liga Inggris di Liputan6.com
 
Liga Inggris di Liputan6.com
 
Jadwal Liga Inggris di Liputan6.com
 
Klasemen Liga Inggris di Liputan6.com
 
Jadwal Liga Spanyol di Liputan6.com
 
Liga Spanyol di Liputan6.com
 
Klasemen Liga Spanyol di Liputan6.com
 
Hasil Liga Spanyol di Liputan6.com
 
Real Madrid di Liputan6.com
 
Jadwal Real Madrid di Liputan6.com
 
ISL 2015 di Liputan6.com
 
Jadwal ISL 2015 di Liputan6.com
 
Berita Bola di Liputan6.com
 
Bola di Liputan6.com
 
Berita Bola Terkini di Liputan6.com
 
Jadwal MOTOGP 2015 di Liputan6.com
 
Liga Italia di Liputan6.com
 
Jadwal Liga Champions di Liputan6.com
 
Hasil Liga Champions di Liputan6.com
 
Arsenal di Liputan6.com
 
Persib di Liputan6.com
 
Manchester United di Liputan6.com
 
Arema di Liputan6.com
 
Persebaya di Liputan6.com
 
Persipura di Liputan6.com
 
Persija di Liputan6.com
 
Sriwijaya FC di Liputan6.com
 
Indra Sjafri di Liputan6.com
 
Bali United Pusam di Liputan6.com
 
Arsenal di Liputan6.com
 
Persib di Liputan6.com
 
Liga Champion di Liputan6.com
 
Manchester United di Liputan6.com
 
Inter Milan di Liputan6.com
 
SPT di Liputan6.com
 
Semi Final Liga Champions di Liputan6.com
 
Liga Inggris Malam Ini di Liputan6.com
 
Makam Sadam Husein di Liputan6.com
 
Samsung Galaxy J1 di Liputan6.com
 
Kisah Misteri Kakek Sarung Pencabut Nyawa di Liputan6.com
 
News Update di Liputan6.com
 
Detik Peristiwa Terkini di Liputan6.com
 
Jadwal Bola Malam Ini di Liputan6.com
 
Berita Bola di Liputan6.com
 
Berita Persib Bandung di Liputan6.com
 
Bola Terkini di Liputan6.com
 
Cara Diet di Liputan6.com
 
Bola Nanti Malam di Liputan6.com
 
Dualisme Partai Golkar di Liputan6.com
 
Live Streaming Bola di Liputan6.com
Posted @ Friday, March 27, 2015 3:22 AM by Berita Terkini Liputan6.com
berita terbaru berita terbaru kabar berita Liputan6.com  
berita internasional berita internasional kabar berita Liputan6.com  
politik politik kabar berita Liputan6.com  
peluang usaha peluang usaha kabar berita Liputan6.com  
berita saham terkini berita saham terkini kabar berita Liputan6.com  
berita ekonomi dunia terupdate berita ekonomi dunia terupdate kabar berita Liputan6.com  
berita artis terkini berita artis terkini kabar berita Liputan6.com  
info film box office info film box office kabar berita Liputan6.com  
Posted @ Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:09 AM by susi
musik musik kabar berita Liputan6.com  
bola bola kabar berita Liputan6.com  
jadwal bola jadwal bola kabar berita Liputan6.com  
liga inggris liga inggris kabar berita Liputan6.com  
gaya hidup sehat gaya hidup sehat kabar berita Liputan6.com  
diet diet kabar berita Liputan6.com  
seks sehat seks sehat kabar berita Liputan6.com  
bintang bintang kabar berita Liputan6.com  
vidio vidio kabar berita Liputan6.com  
Posted @ Tuesday, March 31, 2015 3:09 AM by deka
wahyudi 
blog 
wahyudi 
wahyudi 
wahyudi 
Streaming Online 
sherly 
upin
Posted @ Thursday, April 02, 2015 3:43 AM by Eko Wahyudi
bullying at school, ominous phone calls and emails containing death threats.
Posted @ Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:17 PM by eleman
chanel handbags, http://www.chanelhandbags.net.co/
 
flat iron, http://www.chiflatiron.net.co/
 
converse shoes, http://www.converse.net.co/
 
salvatore ferragamo, http://www.ferragamo.com.co/
 
gucci handbags, http://www.guccihandbags.com.co/
 
hollister, http://www.hollister.us.org/
 
north face outlet, http://www.thenorthfacejackets.in.net/
 
north face clearance, http://www.northclearance.com/
 
burberry factory, http://www.burberry-factory.org/
 
ralph lauren uk, http://www.ralph-lauren.org.uk/
 
polo outlet, http://www.polo-outlets.com/
 
polo ralph lauren, http://www.ralphlaurenpolo.in.net/
 
insanity workout, http://www.insanityworkout.net.co/
 
jimmy choo, http://www.jimmychoo.net.co/
 
jordan shoes, http://www.jordan-shoes.com.co/
 
juicy couture outlet, http://www.juicycouture.com.co/
 
juicy couture handbags, http://www.juicycoutureoutlet.net.co/
 
kate spade, http://www.kate-spade.com.co/
 
kate spade handbags, http://www.katespade-outlet.com.co/
 
louis vuitton, http://www.louisvuitton-outlet.com.co/
 
cheap michael kors, http://www.michael--kors.us.com/
 
michael kors outlet online, http://www.michael-kors-handbags.us.com/
 
michael kors outlet, http://www.michael-kors-outlet.us.org/
 
michael kors outlet online sale, http://www.michael-kors-outlet-online.us.org/
 
michael kors outlet store, http://www.michaelkorsoutletonline-sale.us.com/
 
north face, http://www.northface.us.org/
 
oakley sunglasses, http://www.oakley-sunglasses.us.org/
 
pandora jewelry, http://www.pandorajewelry.com.co/
 
prada handbags, http://www.pradahandbags.com.co/
 
prada outlet, http://www.pradashoes.com.co/
 
ray ban outlet, http://www.ray-ban-outlet.us.com/
 
ray-ban sunglasses, http://www.rayban-sunglasses.us.org/
 
rolex watches, http://www.replicawatches.us.com/
 
swarovski crystal, http://www.swarovskicrystal.com.co/
 
north face outlet, http://www.thenorthface.us.org/
 
tiffany and co, http://www.tiffanyandco.net.co/
 
tiffany jewelry, http://www.tiffanyjewelry.us.org/
 
true religion, http://www.true-religion.com.co/
 
true religion jeans, http://www.truereligionjeans.net.co/
 
ugg australia, http://www.uggaustralia.net.co/
 
ugg boots, http://www.uggboots.net.co/
 
ugg boots clearance, http://www.uggbootsclearance.com.co/
 
uggs on sale, http://www.uggsonsale.com.co/
 
uggs outlet, http://www.uggsoutlet.com.co/
 
cheap oakley sunglasses, http://www.cheap-oakleysunglasses.in.net/
 
oakley sunglasses cheap, http://www.oakleysunglassescheap.in.net/
 
ralph lauren outlet, http://www.ralphlaurenoutletonline.in.net/
 
polo ralph lauren outlet, http://www.ralphlaurenoutlet.co.com/
 
burberry, http://www.burberryoutlet-online.in.net/
 
toms shoes, http://www.toms-shoes.com.co/
 
toms outlet, http://www.toms-outlet.in.net/
 
christian louboutin, http://www.christian--louboutin.in.net/
 
tory burch outlet, http://www.tory-burch-outlet.in.net/
 
gucci outlet, http://www.gucci-outlet.in.net/
 
longchamp, http://www.longchamphandbagsoutlet.co.com/
 
abercrombie, http://www.abercrombiekids.co.com/
 
hollister clothing, http://www.hollisterclothing-store.in.net/
 
hermes, http://www.hermesbags.co.com/
 
nfl jerseys, http://www.cheapjerseys.in.net/
 
beats by dre, http://www.beatsbydre.co.com/
 
beats headphones, http://www.beatsheadphones.in.net/
 
hair straightener, http://www.ghdhairstraightener.co.com/
 
ray ban sunglasses, http://www.rayban-sunglasses.org.uk/
 
michael kors uk, http://www.michaelkors-uk.org.uk/
 
michael kors, http://www.michaelkorshandbags.org.uk/
 
marc jacobs handbags, http://www.marcjacobsonsale.com/
 
louis vuitton, http://www.louis--vuitton.org.uk/
 
ralph lauren, http://www.ralphlauren-outlet.org.uk/
 
nike free, http://www.nikefree-run.org.uk/
 
rolex watches, http://www.rolex-watches.me.uk/
 
wedding dresses, http://www.weddingdressesuk.org.uk/
 
pandora charms, http://www.pandora-charms.org.uk/
 
thomas sabo, http://www.thomassabo-uk.org.uk/
 
swarovski, http://www.swarovski-uk.org.uk/
 
louboutin shoes, http://www.christianlouboutin.org.uk/
 
nike huarache, http://www.air-huarache.co.uk/
 
nike roshe, http://www.rosherun.org.uk/
 
north face, http://www.thenorth-face.org.uk/
 
louis vuitton canada, http://www.louis--vuitton.ca/
 
air jordan, http://www.airjordans.us/
 
jordan retro, http://www.jordanretro.org/
 
cheap jordans, http://www.cheap-jordans.net/
 
nike factory, http://www.nikefactory.org/
 
nike outlet store, http://www.nikestore.us/
 
nike shoes, http://www.cheap-nikeshoes.com/
 
nike air max, http://www.nike-air-max.us/
 
nike air max 2015, http://www.airmax-2015.org/
 
air max, http://www.airmax-90.org/
 
nike free run, http://www.nikefree-run.net/
 
nike free, http://www.nikefree5.net/
 
supra shoes, http://www.suprashoe.net/
 
new balance, http://www.newbalance-outlet.org/
 
mont blanc pens, http://www.montblanc--pens.net/
 
ferragamo shoes, http://www.ferragamoshoes.net/
 
mcm bags, http://www.mcm-bags.net/
 
bottega, http://www.bottega.us/
 
nike mercurial, http://www.nikemercurial.net/
 
celine handbags, http://www.celinebags.org/
 
roshe run, http://www.rosheruns.us/
 
nike roshe, http://www.nikerosherun.us/
 
vans shoes, http://www.vansshoes.us/
 
timberland boots, http://www.timberland-shoes.com/
 
iphone cases, http://www.iphone-cases.us/
 
baseball bats, http://www.softball-bats.us/
 
babyliss pro, http://www.babyliss-pro.net/
 
louis vuitton, http://www.louisvuitton-outlets.us/
 
burberry, http://www.burberry-outlet.jp.net/
 
louboutin, http://www.louboutin.jp.net/
 
christian louboutin shoes, http://www.christianlouboutinshoes.jp.net/
 
louis vuitton bags, http://www.louisvuitton.jp.net/
 
prada outlet, http://www.official-pradaoutlet.com/
 
michael kors outlet, http://www.michaelkorsclance.com/
 
michael kors outlet online, http://www.official-michaelkorsonline.com/
 
tommy hilfiger outlet, http://www.tommyhilfiger.net.co/
 
mcm backpack, http://www.mcmworldwide.ca/
 
moncler outlet store, http://www.mmoncler-outlet.com/
 
kate spade outlet online, http://www.kate-spades.com/
 
barbour sale, http://www.barbour-factory.com/
 
salvatore ferragamo, http://www.salvatoreferragamo.in.net/
 
canada goose jacket, http://www.canada-gooser.com/
 
louis vuitton outlet online, http://www.louisvuittonas.com/
 
burberry outlet, http://www.burberryoutlet.org.uk/
 
burberry clothes, http://www.fashion-clothing.us.com/
 
the north face, http://www.thenorthface.so/
 
barbour jackets, http://www.barbour-jacketsoutlet.com/
 
monster beats outlet, http://www.monsterbeatsbydres.net/
 
louis vuitton handbags, http://www.louis-vuittonblackfriday.com/
 
louis vuitton shoes outlet, http://www.lv-guccishoesfactory.com/
 
longchamp handbags, http://www.longchampsoutlet.com/
 
moncler clearance, http://www.moncler-clearance.com/
 
ralph lauren shirts, http://www.ralphlaurentshirts.com/
 
coach handbags, http://www.usahanbags.com/
 
beats by dre outlet, http://www.beatsbydreoutlet.net/
 
coach outlet, http://www.coach-blackfriday2014.com/
 
coach outlet online, http://www.coachccoachoutlet.com/
 
coach store online, http://www.coach-clearance.com/
 
michael kors bags sale, http://www.michaelkorsbags.us.org/
 
coach factory, http://www.coach-factories.net/
 
cheap oakley , http://www.oakley.so/
 
hermes outlet online, http://www.hermes-outletonline.com/
 
air jordans, http://www.nike-jordanshoes.com/
 
woolrich arctic parka, http://www.woolrich-clearance.com/
 
coach outlet, http://www.coachoutlet.so/
 
coach outlet usa, http://www.coachoutletrusa.com/
 
gucci shoes outlet, http://www.guccishoes-uk.com/
 
coach outlet, http://www.uptocoachoutlet.com/
 
michael kors, http://www.michaelkors.so/
 
gucci factory, http://www.guccifactorys.com/
 
the north face jackets, http://www.the-northface.in.net/
 
cheap ugg boots, http://www.cheapuggboots.eu.com/
 
tory burch outlet, http://www.tory-burchoutlet.us.com/
 
tommy hilfiger kids, http://www.tommy-hilfigeroutlet.com/
 
ugg boots, http://www.uggboots.so/
 
vuitton handbags, http://www.louisvuitton.so/
 
cheap calvin kleins, http://www.calvin-kleins.com/
 
christian louboutin shoes, http://www.cheap-christianlouboutinshoes.com/
 
air jordan shoes, http://www.airjordanshoes2015.com/
 
burberry outlet online, http://www.burberry2015.net/
 
abercrombie and fitch, http://www.abercrombiee.com/
 
cheap oakley sunglasses, http://www.cheapoakley.us.org/
 
oakley outlet, http://www.oakleyoutlet.us.org/
 
oakley sunglasses, http://www.oakleysunglassesoutlet.com.co/
 
swarovski jewelry, http://www.swarovskijewelry.com.co/
 
replica handbags, http://www.replicahandbags.com.co/
 
boots on sale, http://www.cheapshoes.com.co/
 
basketball shoes, http://www.basketballshoes.com.co/
 
chanel sunglasses, http://www.coco-chanelbags.com.co/
 
true religion outlet, http://www.truereligion-outlet.com.co/
 
abercrombie and fitch, http://www.abercrombieand-fitch.com.co/
 
hermes birkin, http://www.hermesbirkin.com.co/
 
yoga pants, http://www.yogapants.com.co/
 
gucci shoes, http://www.guccishoes.us.org/
 
ray ban sunglasses outlet, http://www.raybansunglassesoutlet.net.co/
 
omega watches, http://www.omegawatches.us.com/
 
eyeglass frames, http://www.eyeglassframes.us.com/
 
eyeglasses online, http://www.eyeglassesonline.us.com/
 
cheap michael kors, http://www.cheapmichaelkors.co.com/
 
cheap ray ban, http://www.cheaprayban.co.com/
 
ray bans, http://www.raybans.co.com/
 
ray ban wayfarer, http://www.raybanwayfarer.in.net/
 
easton bats, http://www.cheapbaseballbats.net/
 
burberry outlet, http://burberry.outletnow.net/
 
christian louboutin outlet, http://christian.louboutin-outlet.net/
 
tory burch sandals, http://toryburch.salesandals.net/
 
soccer shoes, http://www.soccer-shoes.org/
 
timberland outlet, http://www.timberlandboots-outlet.net/
 
retro jordans, http://www.retro-jordans.com/
 
toms shoes outlet, http://www.tomshoesoutlet.com/
Posted @ Thursday, May 21, 2015 8:04 PM by gjfdkhjfdj
Golden retriever valpar till salu 
Kristinebergsvägen 44, 238 37 Oxie Sverige, 
+46 (0) 40 54 40 16 
Golden retriever valpar till salu 
Posted @ Tuesday, June 16, 2015 11:04 AM by viktor
As we've reported, there is this growing backlash against standardized testing with the "opt-out movement" as well as the "test optional' movement at some colleges and universities. There is a hope among a growing number of Americans that standardized testing as we know it is becoming an endangered species. But you don't think we're there yet? bola tangkas agen bola tangkas bola tangkas agen bola tangkas bola tangkas tangkas online agen bola tangkas bola tangkas tangkas online tangkas online indonesia agen poker agen poker online poker online dewa poker poker uang asli bandar bola agen bandar bola agen bola terpercaya agen bola online REJEKIPOKER.COM SITUS AGEN POKER DOMINO DAN CAPSA SUSUN ONLINE TERPERCAYA INDONESIA REJEKIPOKER.COM SITUS AGEN POKER DOMINO DAN CAPSA SUSUN ONLINE TERPERCAYA INDONESIA
Posted @ Thursday, June 18, 2015 3:35 AM by agen ibcbet
Post Comment
Name
 *
Email
 *
Website (optional)
Comment
 *

Allowed tags: <a> link, <b> bold, <i> italics