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Social Media and Parents

Last night, the wonderful Alissa Sklar gave a talk at our school to a group of parents interested/concerned/anxious about their children and the online world. They learned a little more about the teenage brain as it relates to their kids’ online use, the importance of teaching impulse control and how teaching digital citizenship is a partnership between school and home. 162 more words

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Islamic State Issues Video Challenge to Obama - By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT SEPT. 17, 2014

WASHINGTON — In one of the Islamic State’s first responses to President Obama’s declaration that he would “degrade and ultimately destroy” it, the group released a short video… 356 more words


Twiplomacy is the Bible of social media professionals in international organizations

The Twiplomacy report is par excellence the guide book to the use of institutional tweeting or, as they better put it, it is an annual global study looking at the use of Twitter by heads of state and government and ministers of foreign affairs. 4,515 more words

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Cos I'm Happy

I’m currently reading an interesting book called Hector and the Search for Happiness and it turned my attention to apps that encourage happiness.

Yes, whilst I love Digital for all its positives I do agree that the digital industry in some ways has been the source of great unhappiness when you relate it to topics like cyber bullying, internet fraud, the fact that people have lost jobs as a result of technology and the negative feeds you may experience on social network sites like Facebook and Twitter, where some people seem set on highlighting the miserable aspects of life, but alas there can also be great joy from it too, which is why I love Happier. 159 more words

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Social Reach

I noticed a few weeks ago I was approaching 300 followers on Twitter. Knowing that these things vary day to day, I’ve waited until I’m fairly certain it’s remaining above 300 before declaring the number a fixture. 340 more words

Andrew Clayton

5 crazy ways social media is changing your brain right now

Social media is a global phenomenon, and it undeniably has major impact on societies. Yet, sites like Facebook and Instagram are actually not only capable of influencing the social aspects of human lives.   25 more words

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Looking for the Moon

I’m in this place that I can’t describe, by can’t I don’t mean literally. What I mean is that it’s personal and I don’t want to put all the cards out in public. 201 more words

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