Test Your Knowledge - Social Media, Cell Phones, And More

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  • 1. 

    Which of the following sites allows you total privacy if you set your account to private?

    • A.

      Facebook

    • B.

      Instagram

    • C.

      Snapchat

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    Nothing is private on the internet! Even set to "private", there are ways for people to see things you post on social media. Whether it is seen through a friend of a friend's account, re-tweeted, or captured and forwarded by one of your friends, there are many many ways for things posted on social media to become public.

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  • 2. 

    Photos on Snapchat disappear after a few seconds.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    SnapChats don't fully disappear! Sometimes people can use hack apps to screenshot a picture without you knowing it. Also, SnapChat just admitted that the photos don't disappear, they can be retrieved from your phone and are also kept on their servers.

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  • 3. 

    Colleges and employers may ask to follow you on social media.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Many colleges and universities will search applicants on social media and follow them in order to get a sense of a student's character and judgement.

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  • 4. 

    Sexting can put students in legal trouble.  Which of the following laws might you break if you send a "sext"?

    • A.

      Second Amendment Laws

    • B.

      Child Pornography Laws

    • C.

      Search and Seizure Laws

    Correct Answer
    B. Child Pornography Laws
    Explanation
    In New York, sending or receiving a nude or sexual photo or video of someone younger than 17 can result in convictions for child pornography.

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  • 5. 

    How do cell phones contribute to sleep deprivation?

    • A.

      If a phone is in the bedroom, messages and alerts can wake you up through the night.

    • B.

      Blue light from cell phone screens signals the brain to turn off melatonin production which makes it difficult to fall asleep.

    • C.

      Neither of these are true.

    • D.

      Both of these are true.

    Correct Answer
    D. Both of these are true.
    Explanation
    Experts suggest phones be turned off at least two hours before going to sleep. Cell phones should be powered off or charged outside of the bedroom.

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  • 6. 

    Most teens are good at multitasking; they can do homework while watching Netflix, texting friends, and looking at Instagram.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No one is good at multitasking. Studies show that people cannot focus fully on more than one task at a time. Multitasking leads to poor performance and extends the time it takes to do homework.

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  • 7. 

    Colleges and employers will be googling your name to learn more about you.  You can make sure that you have a positive "Google resume".  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    You should google yourself from time to time to make sure that your google results portray you in a positive light. If you find something objectionable you can contact the website to have it removed.

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  • 8. 

    It's okay to have your Twitter account set to "public" if:

    • A.

      You use Twitter to talk to your friends and make plans.

    • B.

      You think "my grandma would be okay with seeing this tweet" before you publish it.

    • C.

      You like to make inside jokes and post edgy comments.

    Correct Answer
    B. You think "my grandma would be okay with seeing this tweet" before you publish it.
    Explanation
    Remember the default setting on Twitter is "public". Anyone can immediately see what you tweet. If you are not comfortable with this, set your account to private. Just remember that even a private Twitter account is not 100% private.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following are signs of cell phone obsession:

    • A.

      Sleeping with a cell phone under the pillow, constant texting, and not being able to be without your cell phone, ever.

    • B.

      Needing other people to admire your cell phone, constantly losing your cell phone.

    Correct Answer
    A. Sleeping with a cell phone under the pillow, constant texting, and not being able to be without your cell phone, ever.
    Explanation
    Cell phone obsession is a real problem. It can interfere with relationships, schoolwork, and your health. Make sure you are in control of your phone, and not the other way around. Challenge yourself to have a phone-free day or weekend.

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