What can affect my online reputation?
Postings by you
Inappropriate comments about other people or staff at your school. Comments that you have made about other people’s reputation. Defamatory comments you have posted about others photos or films Inappropriate language and poor grammar Publishing misleading or fraudulent information about you or others
Nights out on the town. Prank photographs of others that have been posted without their permission. Photos that compromise the security of others that could be interpreted as bullying.
My two weeks in Ibiza or Aya Nappa. Films put up of members of staff without their permission. Re distributing content on youtube Posting content without copyright or license to do so
School rugby team and other robust groups where the pressure is on to be defamatory. Gaming clans or guilds where there is online taunting and posturing Inappropriate friends or group, eg radicalisation and racial hatred etc
Postings by others but linked to you
Comments posted by children or their parents, commenting on your work or professionalism. Retweets of things you said in confidence. “friends” posting comments with inappropriate language on your profile
Tagging you in a photo from a staff night out
Suggesting you are a member of an inappropriate group
Postings by others pretending to be you
Someone logging into your social networking account and changing or posting information apparently on your behalf (known as FRAPE) Comments posted apparently by you but expressing extreme of defamatory views
Mistaken identity – distributing pseudo pornographic images – images made to look like you
Third party posting inappropriate films on youtube but spoofing your identity as if they were posted by you.
Suggestions that you are a member of an extremist group for example.
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