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Girls and the Internet

The internet, as we have discussed on this blog, has a freedom that offline society can sometimes lack. And while Erin looked at boys’ use of the internet, it’s time to look at what girls do, and how double-standards have unfortunately slipped online. 503 more words

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Boys and the Internet...

Gender plays a large role on the internet and the common reasons for boys and girls using the internet and vastly different. Boys don’t have the best reputation for being on the internet. 279 more words

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Cyber Bullying - Fighting Back!

Type Cyber Bullying into Google and there is a host of different groups and organisations that offer solutions, support and help to those being affected by cyber bullies. 495 more words

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Expressing Our Inner Batman: Online Alter-Egos

Look at your internet tabs right now. Is this wordpress page the only one you have opened? I’m assuming no. Let me guess, if you’re a teenager reading this, you have a tab open for your Facebook, perhaps one for your Twitter and assuming you are on-board and up to speed with the rest of your peers, you have one open for your Tumblr page too? 509 more words

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Anonymity - The ability to be yourself

I think we all have at least one thing that we want to say, but feel like we can’t. It’s a hard one, putting your opinion out there to the world; with everyone there to judge and criticize you for it. 506 more words

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The World at your Fingertips

You could be reading this post off your smartphone while sitting on the toilet for all I know. Sorry to start off with a weird comment, but I think it puts accessibility into perspective pretty quickly. 492 more words

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Digital Comforts

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s research, unhappier teenagers use media more heavily. Theories can be made about this and what it means, but can anything be proved? 781 more words

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