Friday, February 27, 2015

Hex 5-2: Digital Commerce


1-What are some concerns with shopping online?

2-How can you know that you are on a secure site?

3-What are some ways to make sure you can be safe when shopping online?

4-What should you (as a young adult) always do before shopping online?

5-What are some ways to stay safe when selling items online?

Some considerations:
1-identity theft/stolen financial information, scams

2-lock symbol, statements of security, encryptions

3-Always talk to your parents before buying or selling anything online, especially before paying and before meeting someone face-to-face

Comment on this blog post with 2-3 sentences about your parents' opinions on online shopping.  If you're not sure, ask your parents before responding (or have your parents respond for you!).  Be sure to put your first name only on your comment, and be sure to comment on the post for Hex 5-2: Digital Commerce.


  1. My parents' opinion is that online shopping is good as long as the products are brand name and the sight where you enter your information is secure. We use online shopping less than 20 percent of our total purchasing.

  2. My dad's opinion on online shopping is that he likes it because it has more competition and more options. My mom's opinion on online shopping is that she does'nt like because she likes to touch things in the store.

  3. My parents opinion on online shopping is good in a couple of ways because it is convenient you don't need to go anywhere. You also have the ability to shop at multiple stores. A disadvantage would be if you're not there to handle the product in person.

  4. My parents believe that online shopping could be a great thing because of the lack of sales tax on different items. They also believe it would be less of a hassle, however, they prefer the item has little to no shipping and handling fee. All in all, they love to shop publicly because of the decrease in online spammers and hackers behind the screen. - Zaccary

  5. Both of my parents dislike online shopping. Colton

  6. My parent think online shopping is a great thing because it is convinante. They would like to see it in person

  7. My dad thinks that online shopping is a big waste of time. He get't impatient on waiting for the item in the mail and he wants to make sure the product fits properly.

  8. Alex- My Mom thought that the internet safety guide was a good source of information because she said some kids don't know what they are doing now these days. My Dad thought the internet guide was good because my brother is always getting onto scam websites and almost purchasing things and this guide he said was good to teach my brother.

  9. My step dad thinks online shopping is a good thing, because it is easy to access. My mother hates online shopping, because she never can find anything she wants.

  10. My parents opinion on online shopping is okay. They think sometimes when it comes its not in the condition you expect or they say.

  11. My parents like online shopping because it is much easier and faster. The reason they like it is because they can spend time with their family rather than going to a store.

  12. Jill- My parents think that online shopping is easy. They like it because it is quick . They do not like it because there cause be hackers and get your credit card number etc.

  13. My parents shop online all the time on ordering shoes for my siblings or my dad ordering car parts or things he needs. It can be bad like if you order a prom dress and it doesent come they just stole your money and that happened to my sister so it can be good and bad

    Braden R

  14. my parents really enjoy online shopping because they say its easy and they order stuff they can't get in stores. it can be bad if you order something and you don't get the right thing.~cody f.

  15. my mom likes online shopping because she says it easy and theres is no tax along with free shipping. also you can find a coupon for everything and also most things are on sale ~cody f.