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Thesis statements should be:
- Specific - lay out exactly the arguments/reasons you're using in your thesis
- Contestable - if you can find a definitive yes/no answer within a few minutes of Google searching, it's not arguable enough
- Narrow - not about all of privacy ever, but this little sliver of a privacy issue in this particular time and society
- Provable - or at least something you can persuasively argue.
Purpose: You're trying to convince and/or persuade.
Audience: Your audience may agree with you on this issue already, be undecided, or be opposed to your stance.
Tone: You want to sound both authoritative and believable as well somewhat passionate and involved.
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