First, world wide web is too big to visit all of it in our lifetime. So, education makes us a target for marketers. Next, we are identified as a class of good consumers who follow the rules. Also, age and other demographics can be determined with certainty from contact information. So, no phone number on profiles for students. Given, proper netiquette to keep your personal voice contact. So, don’t give out your voicemail.
No Phone Number On Profiles For Students
Next, websites ask for telephone numbers. It follows, for marketing or other promotional reasons. And so, students are exempt on some level. Otherwise, coveted for the prospect of a loyal customer.
Then, domains ask for numbers. But, not always required. So, some what of a trick. Hence, our own awareness helps. Also, we can use it to our advantage.
Next, no good reason to put telephone numbers on the web. Usually for marketing purposes. Simply put, sharing a telephone number by a student online is out of line.
However, discounts entice us. For example, a bike share program could offer half off. Then, certain fields on the form become required.
No Phone Number Netiquette
Keep telephone numbers private because education does not require telephone contact.