Internet Mistakes

January 15, 2008

Would you post shocking and provocative photos of yourself on the Internet? Many women are doing just that. But are there unforeseen consequences to showing the world your personal life? 

 

 

The New Female Bonding?

Girls dancing on bars half-naked, passed out on the beach, hugging the porcelain … these are photos posted for all to see on the Web site Facebook, in a group called Thirty Reasons a Girl Should Call It a Night. 

 

 

 

"I didn't see anything wrong with it." 

 


 

Town Drama

The mayor or Arlington, Oregon, recently came under fire for posting a photograph of herself in lingerie on her MySpace profile. Residents of the town are outraged. 

 

 

 

 

Should your personal life play a factor in your professional life? 

 


 

Online War of Words

Amanda and Mary have been feuding online about the group Thirty Reasons ... Dr. Phil brings them face to face. 

 

 

 

 

From the virtual world to the real world. 

 


 

Daughter in Peril?

Mary is only 17 but says she loves to drink. Her mother, Pam, says she's caught Mary drunk a few times but can't get her daughter to take no for an answer. Is Mary's drinking a bigger problem than Pam thinks?

 

 

 

A hospital stay, a night in jail, two drunken fights ... 

 


 

Fired Over a Four-Letter Word?

Ian knows firsthand how personal content on the Internet can have negative consequences. He says he got fired twice from his substitute teaching job for what he posted on his MySpace profile. 

 

 

 

Should online profiles affect someone's employment?