Posts Tagged ‘social networking’

posted by on Cybersafety, Digital citizenship, Digital Life, Facebook safety, Internet Safety, Online Safety, Parenting, Social media, Social Networking

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All my friends have a cell-phone, why can’t I? Everyone is on Facebook, why can’t I have an account? Even my friend’s younger sister is on Instagram, why can’t I? Parenting in today’s digital world is not easy.  Parent’s used to cringe at the pending sex chats, then we had the discussions about saying NO […]

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Kindness matters!  It’s time to implement compassion and kindness into our homes and classrooms and make it a priority. Guest post from Joey Katona Over the last few years, we have learned from the Ashoka Changemaker Schools Network and a research project with the Harvard Graduate School of Education that there is a need for […]

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It’s no secret that teenagers love their smartphones. It might even be safe to say that they couldn’t go a day without them, according to a recent survey done by USA Today. There are enough apps to keep the average teenager glued to their phone for hours on end and the most beloved apps are […]

posted by on Digital citizenship, Internet profile, Online image, Online Life, Online Privacy, Online profile, Online reputation, Online resume, Social media, Social Networking

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I have discussed this topic for a long time along with my colleagues we constantly discuss the importance of digital citizenship.  It will be your virtual image that will dictate your future.  Your keystrokes are that important!  No one gets a second chance to make a first impression – especially when their name is being […]

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It’s almost reads like a fiction novel or a Friday night mystery that you don’t think will ever happen to you  – and suddenly you realize, it can. Two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls are accused of luring a middle school classmate into the woods in a Milwaukee suburb and stabbing her 19 times in an attack […]

posted by on Internet Privacy, Internet profile, Online activity, Online image, Online Privacy, Online profile, Online reputation, Online resume, Reputation Management

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If you have to ask this question in today’s digital-age  I would say you’re heading for a virtual head-on crash. Today your online image is usually the first impression any employer or possible a college recruiter will review about you.  Your name will eventually be put through an Internet wash-cycle and how it spins depends […]

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Facebook is an extremely useful and entertaining form of social media; connecting over 1.1 billion users and facilitating an easy way of sharing a variety of content. However, despite its numerous benefits, Facebook does raise the issue of privacy with regards to the distribution of your personal information. Staggeringly, research has shown that 25% of […]

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Actually it is Tag Someone You Love Thursday! Everyone knows about Throwback Thursday, however in an effort to delete negativity on social media, #iCANHELP Campaign created Tag Someone You Love Thursday! Have you become a positive warrior yet? Whether you are on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Tumblr – instead of posting a Throwback picture that […]

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Students and others have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts, feelings, activities, and even opinions about their teachers. With the limit of 140 characters per Tweet, you have options to make those keystrokes build someone up — or break them down. Just a thought, if someone was Tweeting about you, what would they say? […]

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No matter how old you are, you can make a difference. No matter who you are, you can make a difference. No matter where you are, you can make a difference. No matter how you feel, you can make a difference. The difference you make, is up to you! Social media has made it easy […]