Op-ed: Millennials' embrace of social media may help future political efforts

11th February 2019 News 9 Views

In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Maya Kosoff writes that having grown up alongside the proliferation of the internet and social media may help millennials avoid future public fallout, particularly when it comes to the political arena. She writes that the message was clear from the start: “Everything you post on the internet is there forever. If you want to eventually get into college and have a job, you should be careful what you put online.� Despite curating decades of life on social media platforms, Kosoff adds, “We internalized its omnipresent logic of surveillance, crafting our behavior and our virtual selves in accordance with the knowledge that someone, somewhere might one day judge us.� (Registration may be required to access this story

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