Facebook. Where different online cultures meet. Introduction to cultural differences in online behavior on social media between the Philippines and the Netherlands Mirte Korenhof, June 2014. The Philippines. Sharing is caring Nothing to hide #1 Selfie country in the world.
Facebook Where different online cultures meet Introduction to cultural differences in online behavior on social media between the Philippines and the Netherlands Mirte Korenhof, June 2014
The Philippines • Sharing is caring • Nothing to hide • #1 Selfie country in the world
The Netherlands • Not everyone needs to know • Think twice before posting • Privacy is important
Differences Philippines • Share much on Facebook Public Netherlands • Share few on Facebook Private
How should we go about it? • Some guests have a privacy settings that allow them to check the tag before it appears on their time line. Others don’t. • Therefore, we have to be careful in what we post regarding guests. • Ask the guests at the end of the tour!
Handle with care • Photos of guests • Tags of guests in own status updates and photos • Messages on the time lines of guests • Information and differences between guests
Quiz: photo Thank you for the great tour! The guy who made the pictures did a fantastic job. I liked you from the start! Thank you for the great tour! You were a very enthusiastic group. Hope to see you again soon! Don’t distinguish between guests; address them all or none.
Quiz: status update Thank you for the great tour! It was so much fun to show you around and I particularly liked the moment we all high fived while cycling. Thank you for the great tour! I can’t stop laughing about that one time you fell off your bike, Mirte Korenhof! Don’t share personal (or embarrassing) information about appearances and actions.
Quiz: wall post Hi Mirte Korenhof, this is <name> from the Smokey Mountain tour we did yesterday. Thank you for the great afternoon. Hope we meet again soon! Hi Mirte Korenhof, this is <name> from the Smokey Mountain tour we did yesterday. Did you see the picture in which your head looks like a red balloon, because of the sunburn you got? Hope you get well soon! Keep communication professional; guests may perceive wall posts as disturbing. Also, think again before posting ugly photos of guests.
How to go about it • Ask guests at the end of the tour • Think twice when posting photos, tags, time lines messages, information and differences between guests • Respect the privacy of guests