Technology is a wonderful thing. It lets us connect, explore, learn and create. However, there are some drawbacks and everyone is concerned about their data and what the big tech companies collect about them.
I'm a huge user and proponent of Google Apps, but I'm also careful with what I put online anywhere.
This infographic shows some of the data and information that Google, Facebook and Apple have and collect about their users. It is a good resource to use when teaching digital literacy and internet safety.
The Loss of Privacy from Google Apple and Facebook
Compliments of BackgroundChecks.org
10 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have
How to Evaluate Web Resources
Internet Safety Resources:
Internet Safety Resources - help students stay safe online
Discovery Education Web 20.11 - great internet safety resources.
Google Good to Know - online safety and data info
Google Family Safety Center - help promote safety online.
Web safety resource
Google Plus now open to Teens, with safety features
PBS Teachers - Excellent Resources for Educators - has resources on internet safety
Top 10 Resources from Discovery Education - all free - internet safety lessons too