Facebook’s little photo-sharing app just became a video-sharing app too. Whether they’re using Apple or Android phones, Instagram’s 130 million users can now simply pick whether that image they want to capture is better static or in motion, then click on either the little camera or videocam icon (see the left-hand screenshot below). If they […]
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Because most schools block entire social media sites in an effort to keep out inappropriate content, they also block all the perfectly appropriate and even educational content on the social Web. That goes for YouTube too, of course. But “YouTube has a vast library of content, much of which can be used for educational purposes,” […]
GetParentalControls.org, which tests Web filters, announced its top picks and some filtering trends.
School filtering works better when less restrictive and blended with teaching students how to “take responsibility themselves for using new technologies safely,” said a study by British education watchdog Ofsted I blogged about in February). Educator Tom Whitby and the amazing comments to his blog post, “Deal or No Deal” got me thinking about this […]