Listen: Tips to Protect Yourself from Social Media Data Exploitation
"Be a better citizen? How can I be a better consumer of media and a better sort of participants social media like what? What are the ways that I get exploited that I become complicit in these systems that I might not know about? Yeah anytime. You're talking about something that lots of other people are talking about. And that's why you're talking about it. You're in a vulnerable honorable position. 'cause it's possible that you were brought there wow and these platforms are courage that they do. And that's one of the normal ways of using them. I also try to observe this rule for myself on only succeed of chill before serving. I I think there's a great value in cooling down before it's not like self control so chill before serving The the flip of the ridiculous. It's really important and I think you're quite aware of this is really important not to sort of like joining gangs and you know what I mean like attention gangs. Yeah and I and I'm probably guilty of that sometimes. What you know myself lack you so you really have to watch it? Yeah attention gains can be desert about like networks like twitter. Like some of the most fun is when everybody's jumping nothing if it's true if we're like we're joking about something and we're all having a good time but the line between that and the gang can be. Yeah I'll I'll tell you one more rule us on twitter and facebook to I don't do much on facebook anymore. But on twitter I try to be one hundred percent personal zero percent private so what I mean is everything that I do is is an expression of of Jay. Said what I think what I think about what I care about. Its authentic means like I wouldn't talk about it if I I didn't care about it so it's personal but zero percent private means he can't tell where I am. I don't talk about my family. I don't talk about my lunch. I don't I don't position myself in social space. It's Davis underscore. NYU Is focused on the things. That I know a lot about to you as is as as a sort of public intellectual as voice of what you are but not as you know and so that limits in What I do? Do you think that's compatible with influence or culture today where people are literally like famous because of how much they open up about. This is what I'm wearing. This is what I'm meeting. This is where I'm at. This is intended to limit influence. I WANNA limit influence to the thing that I'm expert in. That's the only kind of influence I can get gained from any other kind is actually lowering my My profile and where in ways that matter. Well it's interesting you're framing. There's here's to what you know. And that's a that's such a powerful foundation feels to be of both one how we can be responsible. Possible individually what we doing social media and to and what we should demand of these platforms whether that platform is a journalistic incision or that platform MM is a a social media social networking technology institution. Maybe asking them to stick to what they know. Maybe something that can reduce some of our R. J.. Thank you for joining function. Thanks thanks of"