- "Clear" Founder Ethan Czahor
Yes, an in-development app called "Clear" will scan your social media accounts for "dumb"
Understanding the culture (not to mention potential consequences) of social media is a key aspect of being a responsible digital citizen. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. If we're going to invest our efforts in our students, we might also consider the importance of giving them the knowledge they need to avoid the silly social media mistakes that can ruin careers.
If you aren't sure where the lines of decency are online, these 25 Things You Should Never Do on Social Media, are a good place to start. After you know what not to do, consider this post by Brandon Grasley on professional use of Twitter, as well as Doug Peterson's response. Both are EdTech professionals and have some fascinating, and occasionally contrasting, advice.
As useful as "Clear" may be, if you're a responsible digital citizen, you hopefully won't need it.