Perspective for parents on young people’s use of social media and what that has to do with participation and civic engagement
Monthly Archives: October 2010
Just a few – like “Top 8,” Facebook-style – from preliminary findings in social media researcher danah boyd’s 2010 field work
It’s no big surprise, but official now, I guess: Texting is now teens’ No. 1 reason for using cellphones, but using apps is their fastest-growing activity.
A comparison of cyberbullying and digital dating abuse, a new campaign about the latter, and why it’s good to get these characteristics out in the open – in families and in the public discussion
It’s now so common for parents to share baby photos online, but do we think about them as part of our kids’ digital dossiers?
…and to be oneself is something every young person deserves, President Obama said this week, when he spoke of his sadness over the suicides of gay youth. “We’ve got to dispel this myth that bullying is a rite of passage, some inevitable part of growing up. It’s not. We have the job of ensuring our […]
The latest EU Kids Online pan-European study found that the Internet is now central to young people’s lives throughout the continent.
If you see that message when trying to find a hot spot at the airport, it isn’t wi-fi, and it could jeopardize your laptop security.
A package of great online-safety and safe social-media tools out of the UK for elementary school classrooms everywhere