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I TAUGHT MY STUDENTS THE DANGERS OF IRRESPONSIBLE SOCIAL MEDIA USE

A lot of things have been said about the young generation and their mentality, behaviour especially online. Even more so in recent days (because of the Amos Yee case). Senseless. Shallow. Self-entitled. Stupid. Today, I had a 'social media' debate and discussion in class. I then attempted to make them understand how everything they post online is permanent, there is no such thing as complete “privacy” online. What they post online “without giving it much thought" can be damaging. I told them I don’t ever want them to end up like Amos Yee.

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