To friend or spend? - Digital citizenship

Social media have changed the way sellers promote themselves and their products.

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Learn how businesses use social media marketing to advertise cheaply and successfully.

Find out how your personal data can be sold by social networking sites as well as how you give it away.

Your tasks

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Find out if you are for or against social media marketing.

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Investigate different types of social media marketing.

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Create a podcast to give advice to younger students about privacy online.

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To friend or spend is part of the larger resource Digital Citizenship.