Activity 1

Task 2 – Step 2: Make notes


With the surge in social media use, personal privacy seems to be diminishing. Should social media platforms regulate the sharing of personal information more strictly?

Give reasons for your answer.


  • Privacy concerns: Celebrities and public figures have a right to privacy like any individual.
  • Public interest vs. sensationalism: Differentiate between what is genuinely newsworthy and what is intrusive.
  • Ethical journalism: The role of ethical standards in reporting on personal lives.
  • Impact on society: How such stories can set precedents for privacy norms in the general population.
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