Sousveillance

When you post pictures and photos online, you are making it easier for someone to research you or someone you know. Once you post a picture online it is there for everyone to see. Usually it would be linked to your social media account where there would be more pictures and information about yourself. The better the picture is or the better you look in a picture could attract more people to your profile. Depending on who checks out your information could be dangerous. If you add a group picture of you and your friends and you tag them, their profile will also be able to be accessed. If someone is going for a job interview and I tag a picture of you partying, I could potentially be hurting your career. Once they have your names and pictures, they could do all sort searches  to find more about you. Once you put up a picture it could also be found other places than your page. One day I decided to google search myself and saw that there were pictures of me on Google images even though my profile was private. People could start a fake page and pretend they are you or even post it on an inappropriate site. It is very important to keep your social media profiles private and with little information revealing as possible.

With wearable technology such as Google glass, I believe there will be an increase in the crowdsourcing of surveillance. Google glass allows you to take pictures and record video without other knowing. Someone could be walking behind you in the street and watching/recording your every move. They then have the power to upload it or do what they please with it. Yes the same goes with an iPhone or any other camera but the Google glass is way more discreet. Plus many people do not even know what Google Glass is or does. I understand the government and others want to increase the amount of surveillance to catch criminals and terrorists but for innocent people I believe it is a total invasion of privacy. Nothing is private anymore. 

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