Infographic Template Galleries

Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Every location, every fingerprint and every website in daily life can be tracked.(1) Technology is Invading Your Privacy! Many privacy concerns have risen because of phones secretly tracking you. -iPhones track anything and everything a person does. (1)-Tracked information can be used or referred to at any time; in a month, in a year or in a decade. If a person does not want this information to be shared, then that person is out of luck.-The iPhone saves everything you do and everywhere you go on a secret file. (1)-Privacy concerns have risen because of the reveal that Apple secretly tracks you. (1)-Apple allows data to sync with your computer. This means if you get your computer stolen (or your phone stolen), you could risk losing your computer and your phone's personal data. (1) Works Cited: (1) Arthur, C. (2011, April 20). IPhone Keeps Track of Everywhere You Go.Retrieved February 2, 2015, from The various types of technology that millions of people have been buying are beginning to reveal their true colors and what they are actually capable of. Many people are second guessing when they sign up for various social media sites. These people definitely think twice before they press "send". In a survey, twenty out of twenty-three students did feel like they were being tracked. (3) This means that kids are feeling less secure with their technology. Some people are even making the choice to not be a part of certain social media because of the fear that their personal information, such as pictures, could actually go far beyond their "circle of friends". The creators of social media assure these people that their personal information will not be threatened, but some people feel differently. Identity Theft is a Major Concern When it Comes to the Technology of Social Media. "Should you ever lose your mobile device somehow and a less-than good Samaritan gets their hands on it, all of the personal and financial information stored on your phone will soon find itself up for grabs." says Identity Guard. (2) With so many people having so much personal information on their social media devices, every minute is at high risk for this information to be taped into. Even a simple selfie can gamble your identity and attract identity theft. (1) 70% of the kids in a middle-school classroom stated that they do have some form of social media. (3) This endangers these middle schoolers because they are putting their identity up for sale. If they post enough, they can be in serious danger. (2) IOS Security Flaw Reveals Risk of Mobile Identity Theft. (2014, March 19). Retrieved February 3, 2015, from (3) Mash, K. (2015 January 30). Do You Think Technology is Invading Privacy. Retrieved February 2, 2015, from (4) Bradley, T. (2013, September 19). IPhone 5s fingerprint scanner could be mobile security game changer. Retrieved February 2, 2015, from iPhone 5s' Fingerprint Scanner takes privacy concerns to a new level. -Bringing a fingerprint into the cyber world can cause a variety of promising problems.-There is a risk that a user's fingerprint could be duplicated to access a phone. (5)-The process of using fingerprints for identity verificaation is open to several problems such as, forgery, sensor challenges, and user resistance. (6)-No single control is enough to protect sensitive data, this applies to every device including the iPhone. (6) The fingerprint data on an iPhone 5s is not accessible by iCloud or by applications, according to Apple. (5) The simple touch of a fingertip is much easier for the user thenremembering a four digit pin code. The fingerprint scanner can also simplify purchasesof apps, music, and videos using iTunes. (5) This method is also a much safer option because it reduces the risk of someone seeing your password as you type it in. The fingerprint scanner on the iPhone 5s is a great addition to the phone! -When a person's cell phone has GPS, that person is able to find his phone if it's lost. -GPS is a standard feature in most smartphones, it uses satellites to precisely locate your position, usually within a few feet and in just a few seconds. (7)- Police are able to use a cell phone's location to determine where assistance is needed in a 911 call and they use cell phones to locate missing people who are unable to call for help themselves. (7) The information tracked on an iPhone can be useful. Technology today invades the privacy of the users by saving, sending, and tracking everything done through the device and network. This puts the user at at risk of losing any important and personal information. (7) Pros & Cons of Personal Tracking Devices in Cellular Phones. (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2015, from (5) (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2015, from (6) Apple Touch ID: Do security advantages outweigh risks? (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2015, from Places you have been... Argument Opposing View People continue to join social media even though they know there is a risk of losing personal information. People are more concerned with staying socially connected than they are with losing theirprivacy or any information associated with it. People are willing to risk their privacy to be able to live in the here and now with social media. Most people trust that their personal information is in safe hands for the most part. When given the option, people will choose to have their social media rather than take the appropriate measures to keep their privacy safe. Facebook announced that it's monthly active users cleared 1.35 billion people, so nearly 20 percent of the world's population logs into Facebook once a month. (8) (8) Almost as many people use Facebook as live in the entire country of China. (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2015, from Identity Theft is the last thing people think of when buying their iPhone or joining social media. People know that their phone has a GPS and they can download apps such as "Find My iPhone",so they are not as concerned with their phone getting lost or it getting into the wrong hands. Of the 70% of middle school students who have social media, 63% of them stated that they do not read the privacy policies when they sign up for social media. (3) This tells us that concern for identity theft is not very high with these students.
Create Your Free Infographic!