It amazes me how people will go so far to post there full name, address and phone number on the internet. There is the local moms group that I look at and a few times the ladies have posted all of there information. The site is not a private site, anyone who wanted to could easily look up Sally So Dim and see she is a single mom of three, living at 123 Come Stalk Me Lane. Does that cross anyones mind of stepping over the line and giving a bit to much info? When I was pregnant and used to post on a site that I no longer look at it would amaze me how people would post their ultrasound pictures and not take off their name, doctors name, city and 9 times out of 10 their social security number. Duh! Recently Dateline NBC did a segment on teens and Myspace.com and they have a poll on THIS
Who should do more to safeguard teens’ online safety? * 5571 responses
Parents. They should be more tech savvy and responsibility
32r> Web sites. MySpace.com and similar sites should have better monitoring
5r>Both parents and the Web sites need to step up
50r>None of the above. The threat isn’t as bad as it’s being reported.
I voted Parents, I do not think it is the websites responsibility to safeguard its users anymore then they already do. It cant be more obvious then a font size of 18 in red. If the user chooses to look over it then they look over it.