the New York Times
, teens and tweens today are sharing their passwords
like crazy. Why? Nowadays, it seems to be a symbol of love and trust between
BFs and GFs. While we think it’s sweet that ya wanna show your cutie how much
you care, sharing your passwords is not the way to do it. Here’s why:
not instilling trust. Is there really
trust between you if he’s going into your FB messages to make sure everything
you said you said to your hot lab partner online is 100-percent
encourages cyberstalking. Sure, looking up
your crush’s favorite bands is a given these days. But checking up on every
email your BF sends—even if it’s just the idea that you could—isn’t
healthy, it’s obsessive.
3. What if
he’s not careful? Maybe he wrote them down
and left them laying on his desk…and his goofball friends found them? Hello,
hacked Twitter account.
about privacy? You have a right to it, you
5. I know you don’t
wanna think about this one, but what if you break up? Then he’s got the passwords to your account and he
could post some very malicious things before you remember that he’s got insider
access to basically your whole digital life.
Do you share your passwords with friends or boyfriends?
Why (or why not)?
BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 1/23/2012 5:06:00 PM
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