Critically reflect on the implications of companies’ use of user data
- Have groups do social annotation using a tool like Hypothesis. (You could also copy the text into a collaborative writing tool like Google Docs and have students add comments.) They might flag things they find concerning, things they find surprising, or things they find confusing.
- Each group shares back what they think is important for their classmates to know.
- Further discussion might focus on the privacy trade-offs of using the tool, what if any values are embedded into these documents, what aspects students are most or least comfortable with, what a version of these documents that prioritizes the individual using the tool might look like, etc.