The company does not want to be tied to social media, much less, be in a race with it against competitors. Is Social Media Marketing Right for your Company? The answer is yes, but you have to change your mindset regarding how it’s used. Don’t start until you have a target to shoot at. Yes, using social media as a marketing format can be unproductive, but that is only when you don’t know your goals, and you don’t have a way to track the path to those goals.
Little does Facebook users know that, “Social networking sites activate the subconscious cues” makes Facebook users think they are “interacting within bounded, closed, private spaces” (803). Users are fooled thinking that their information is kept safe and that only those they allow can see it, but this is not the case. Facebook seems to give options about privacy settings to the extent that we can control who can see ... ... middle of paper ... ...asures that are helpful to stay aware of the consequences; For instance, “limit the people who are able to see the users’ profiles, select the proper privacy settings on Facebook, and avoid accepting stranger’s requests”. The most important point is that society needs to become aware that there is a problem with Internet safety and the best solution is to be aware of the risks so that the proper steps are taken. Works Cited Turkle, Sherry.
Even so with their personal profile, most people will create false information to suit a person that is more likely to get matches or interests. Just to get a response they’re willing to pretend to be someone else, so if they can’t even be true to there self on the internet how true to themselves are they in real life? In addition with having no consideration of who they may be talking to, most adults wouldn’t even consider the dangers of online dating, and forget they may not be talking to who they believe. With these sites that are created to meet friends and find love are even taking advantage of that to create a huge profit on these services. Teenagers also have access to sites with online chat rooms and social profile websites such as Myspace, Tagged, Twitter and Facebook.
Choosing to invade Jack’s privacy and reviewing his social media is the ethical decision to be made. If Jack were to change his social media or not have a social media, then the possibility of Jack getting the job would be higher than it is now, but would not benefit the company. This option would affect the co-workers, Laura, the company and Jack. Hiring Jack may not produce the most good because he complains online about his current job, there is a possibility he could do the same if he would have got the job in Laura’s company. This would show to Jack’s co-workers and his company that he does not deserve to belong to the company.
Sometimes when people post on Facebook their opinions, they do not think about all the people it could affect. When a post is offensive, effects the company poorly or violates the confidentiality agreement, employees should have consequences just like a child behaving badly and getting something taken away. If a person does not want for other to know their opinions or thoughts, they should not put it out there for everyone to see (Lucas Para. 6). Anyone can see a post on Facebook just by scrolling through their feed.
Consumer online life may not seem to be tracked as he/she accesses the Internet. But it is really important for marketers to know what the consumers prefer. Marketers start out by sending emails to people and through this mail they can access consumers’ mails and find out what they like. Melissa Riofrio in her article”Pc World” described this act of invasion privacy, as “It’s totally invisible to users. They have no idea what’s happening”(Pc World).
From the customer’s point of view you do not want to subscribe to a business where someone else whether within the magazine or otherwise can access your private information. For instance : A customer has a friend working at the magazine suppose that friend (the employee) wanted to see what his friend (the customer) is subscribing to? Not every employee there should have the right to that information. In fact no one should unless it was necessary. Therefore the magazine’s policy should determine who has privileges to the information, which clearly shows how from confidentiality you can derive Access Control.
If you 're not careful about the information that you display on facebook, as a job seeker it can limit your opportunities. Facebook in general have privacy issues. Although there is a privacy settings the website is not a hundredth percent private. Even with the friend only setting , you have to be mindful that your friends knows individuals that are not your facebook friend who know other individuals. In other words if you 're engaging your self in inappropriate activity, having distasteful photos, discriminatory comments, employers and prospective employers may come across it which will hinder your opportunities to join that company.
They want to know that their personal information stays personal, and out of reach of other people. With all the ways that people’s privacy can be breached they have a reason for being a little worried. Out of all these one of the bigger topics is internet privacy. What happens to all their information that is used and posted on the internet? The internet lacks security and legislation when it comes to email providers, search engines, and social networking sites.