The Danger Of A Single Story Chimamanda Adichie Summary

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Who should hold the weight of our online security?
Although not all are heard, there are many sides to a story. When only one side is heard, it is believed to be the truth, it turns into a single story. In her Ted talk, “The Danger of a Single Story” Chimamanda Adichie talks about the danger of viewing a topic or subject as the only truth. It does not matter where a person comes from, when we constantly read the same thing over and over and have no firsthand experience of anything else, people tend to believe that that must be the truth. Even though Chimamanda grew up in Nigeria, she was convinced that if she were to write a story, the characters had to be foreigners and experiencing things she knew nothing about, this was due to all the stories …show more content…

It gives tips and tricks on how to create a secure password. It states that hackers can guess personal information questions online from the quizzes that people take. Information that that person put out into the internet. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), also has an online article where it gives you tips on how to stay safe online, included in that is. “Don’t Overshare on Social Networking Sites”. This is because online hackers can use personal information to guess things about their target, and their accounts. People can google different ways to stay safe online and learn how protect themselves. Anyone using the internet must realize that this responsibility doesn’t just fall on the companies’ platform that is being used but also on themselves. In “Online Safety” Justin Healy gives advise on how to teach children how to use the internet responsibly. What information should not be shared. This book is a guide for parents on teaching responsibility to their children regarding online safety. This is something that should be taught to children so as they grow, they have the understanding that there is a limit to one should share online and a concept that not many adults now

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