Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Hex 2-2: 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.  You should ask your parents before responding (or even have your parents respond for you!).  Be sure to put your first name or initials on your comment, and be sure to comment on this post for Digital Commerce.


  1. A.H.
    I feel that on-line shopping can be an easy and successful way to shop in some instances and a nuisance in others. I try to stick to the retailers so that if a product does not fit or isn't what I really wanted, that it will be easier to return usually at the store. This is likely because I am not near a Fed Ex drop location. If I know what the product is, on-line shopping can be convenient and often times save me money.

  2. Haily, I think it's very convenient. But the only downfall is not being able to try on what your going to purchase.

  3. Lyza CUe written by Jay Cue
    Here's how I feel about online shopping.
    The upside is that there is no sales tax and no overhead, so prices are generally lower. The downside is waiting for the item to arrive.

  4. Ali
    I like it for somethings like household products and bath products. I dont like it for clothing,especially shirts.

  5. A.B.
    I like to "window shop" online. I don't purchase, but do look and check prices. I like to see and touch items.
    Written by Robin Brown

  6. L.L.
    I like it, but if you are shopping for clothes the sizes can be different.
    Written by M.L.
    I like it.
    Written by J.L.

  7. Erica: Online shopping is great! When you shop at the mall, stores are often out of the size or color I need. When I shop online, I can always find what I want without spending all day searching.

  8. Elizabeth

    I like the ease of on-line shopping and not having to deal with the crowds at stores. Plus you can usually find stuff cheaper and delivered right to your door through Amazon

  9. Jon
    Online shopping can be great and all, but I only shop on sites that I know are actual stores. I try to stay clear of places like eBay or Craigslist. Our only problem with buying something online is that the clothing might not always fit true to size.

    1. breanna
      My mom does not have a preference it just depends on her mood. My dad would rather not shop period.

  10. Cooper
    My mom does not like shopping online. She thinks that it is unreliable.

  11. harrison
    my mom loves shopping that is the inly way she will shop unless we are buying food

  12. Kyle's dad- I don't have a problem with it. I've done it several times. I do think you have to be careful and buy from decent companies.

  13. Zach- Mom- "I can always find what I'm looking for while shopping online. Sometimes I can find better deals than I can at the actual store.

  14. Gabe Peterson

    My mom likes shopping, but doesn't really know how to shop online. My dad hates shopping...

  15. Trevor's mom said- I do not like it because you never know what your buying. I also do not like having my credit card information out on the internet.

  16. Trevor's mom said- I do not like it because you never know what your buying. I also do not like having my credit card information out on the internet.

  17. Chase's mom said- Shopping online is convenient but I like to see what I'm getting for sure. This doesn't keep me from making online purchases though! Majority of companies make it easy to return.

  18. My moms boyfriend thinks that it depends on what he is buying. My mom thinks the same. They both think this because they want to be able to see the quality of the item before they buy it.

    1. this is noah thomas ^^^