I am more than you expect.
All throughout my life, people have doubted me. I say I would want to do something, and they say that I could never do that. But I always end up proving them wrong. When they say that I can’t do it, I go out and do it. For example, I got a rubix cube, and everybody said I wouldn’t be able to do it. I can now complete it in under two minutes. This happens with most things I do, but I will never give up. I will always go out of my way to do what I love to do no matter what people say about me.
Online, I am a person that doesn’t do much. I do not post many pictures and I do not follow others. I really only follow my friends. Other than that, I only use online for games and searching things for school.
Based on this appearance, I think people perceive me as an “unpopular guy” because I do not have many followers. I think they see me as a person who doesn’t really go on social media sites much.
Before posting online, I consider who is going to see it, and what people are going to think about it. For example, my friends and family follow me on Instagram. If they saw me smoking or something in a picture that I posted, then I would get in a lot of trouble.
The pros of sharing online is that you can share the things that you like with others who share the same interest. The cons are that you can be judged and bullied for what you post.
Lack of Control impacts our lives because if you do not think about what you are posting, and control yourself, then you can be bullied and judged for what you post. Permanence impacts our lives because whatever we post online stays online forever. Even if we delete it, it is still somewhere online because you don’t know how many people downloaded it or shared it. Immediacy impacts our lives because once we upload something, people immediately see it.I have mixed opinions on whether employers should check your social media sites. I think this because when you are a kid, you try to have fun. You don’t think of what you are going to do in the future. Employers may judge you on how you were when you were younger, and still think you are that way. Or they will think of how you were a kid and that you could have changed.
Free speech is having the right to say what you want. Even though you have the right to say what you want, there still are some things that you can’t say. You can’t say things like fighting words. Fighting words are words or phrases that makes somebody else want to do an act of violence.For anybody that uses social media, I have three tips for you. Don’t listen to what anybody says. They are either jealous of what you have, or they just want to get a reaction out of you. Don't post things that you will regret. And last but not least, think about things that you are posting, liking, and commenting.