Discussion Prompts Please select two of the following prompts to respond to. Be sure to clearly indicate which two prompts you are addressing. 3.1: Upon watching Catfish the movie and reading “Manti and the Catfish Fry” in the textbook, what reactions/responses do you have regarding these incidents of catfishing? 

Do you know anyone who has ever experienced catfishing? If so, please explain while being respectful of anonymity. If not, why do you feel that online deception has become so popular with the rise of social media? In the day and age of filters and other ​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​photo-altering applications, where is the ethical line between authenticity and deception online? 3.2: Upon reading about Justine Sacco and her “JK I’m White” Tweet from the textbook, what is your reaction/response to the notion of (a) our potential audience being larger than we assume, and (b) context collapse? When you see someone post something online that is potentially insensitive, inappropriate, misleading, and/or inaccurate, how do you typically respond/react? 3.3

After reading the article on communication privacy management and family privacy on social media, what did you take away? How does this material apply to how you feel about your own privacy boundaries online with your family members and loved ones? 3.4: After reading the “Maintaining Relationships on Facebook” article and textbook chapters, what are your thoughts on initiating and maintaining romantic relationships online? What experiences have you had or observed within your own personal relationships that relate to the course information? Please be specific and provide examples while being respectful of anonymity. In your opinion, is social media good or bad for romantic relationships? Why? sources, See attached Introduction to Mediated Communication (2nd edition) by Westerman, Bowman, & Lachlan Chapter 7: Relationships in a Digital Age (pp. 109-124) Chapter 8: Falling in Love (or Like) Through Technology (pp. 125-140) documentary-https://watchdocumentaries.com/catfish​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​/