Social Media - Personal
Rely on the general public reputation of the site when choosing one to invest time in.
A number of newer social networks promise increased security & privacy. When joining, adjust privacy settings as soon as possible.
Don't trust people you don't know, remain anonymous when possible, limit your connections, & don't give out personal information.
Remember that you don't own the posts on your profile or your follower list & that they disappear if you lose your account.
Finally, think before you post & try to avoid confrontations.
• Fosters info bubbles, political division, polarization, dis/misinformation & conspiracy theories in the US & worldwide. Despite pressure to address these issues, they have repeatedly insisted they have little capability to address the problem.
• Facebook is being investigated on antitrust, users privacy & content moderation by the Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General, House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Senate Judiciary Committee & Federal Communications Commission.