This section covers what you need to know regarding online sharing.
Which Content can be Shared Online?
Personal Details: telephone number, address, date of birth, bank account details etc.
Location: tagging location in a post, sharing that you will attend a future event (i.e. concert), or broadcasting your location on Snap Maps.
Content: images and videos can be shared on a range of platforms. See the ‘Social Media‘ section of this App for more details.
Inadvertent Information Sharing
Remember when using social media, you are in a digital environment. People can zoom into the images you post and see things in the background that you didn’t intend to share; like letters, photos and documents.
It is important that everyone in a young person’s life understand the implications of sharing images or videos of them and that we all set a good example for young people to follow.
While the internet may look or feel individual, it’s very much a public space. Users can be lulled into a false sense of security and become complacent with privacy settings. This heightens the risk of harm or unintended exposure of personal or sensitive information, beyond its intended audience.