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Survey finds youth use new media for peer-based participatory politics

Survey finds youth use new media for peer-based participatory politics | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
The national survey questioned 3000 young people ages 15-25 on how they use the Internet, social media and engage in politics. Unlike any prior study on the topic, the YPP survey included large numbers of black, Latino, ...
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7 Must-Read Books on the Future of Information and the Internet

From retrofuturist media prophecies to the cognitive consequences of mobile-everything.
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71% of Facebook Users Engage in 'Self-Censorship'

71% of Facebook Users Engage in 'Self-Censorship' | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Men self-censored more than women -- particularly if they had large numbers of male friends.
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Facebook users unwittingly revealing intimate secrets, study finds

Facebook users unwittingly revealing intimate secrets, study finds | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Personal information including sexuality and drug use can be correctly inferred from public 'like' updates, according to study. By Josh Halliday
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As ‘Do Not Track’ Effort Seems to Stall, Web Companies Race to Look Privacy-Friendly

As ‘Do Not Track’ Effort Seems to Stall, Web Companies Race to Look Privacy-Friendly | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Increasingly, Internet companies like Microsoft, Facebook and Mozilla are pushing each other to prove to consumers that their data is safe and in their control.
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Who Owns Your Social Media Content?

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Teach Parents Tech

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Facebook says child privacy law shouldn't apply to "Like" button | Digital Trends

Facebook says child privacy law shouldn't apply to "Like" button | Digital Trends | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Facebook has sent a letter to the FTC arguing that its "Like" button and other social plugins should be exempt from a children's privacy protection law.
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Leaked European CleanIT Proposal Would Require The Use Of Real Names ... - Forbes

Leaked European CleanIT Proposal Would Require The Use Of Real Names ... - Forbes | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Leaked European CleanIT Proposal Would Require The Use Of Real Names ...ForbesIf you're a EU citizen who enjoys the anonymity afforded to you by the internet, or who doesn't want their internet browser to come with a built-in terrorist reporting...

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Anne Collier: Digital Transliteracy As The “Social Intelligence” Of The 21st Century | WiredAcademic

Anne Collier: Digital Transliteracy As The “Social Intelligence” Of The 21st Century | WiredAcademic | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Social literacy is greatly needed in social media, we all know. If we all grew up with social-emotional learning, we'd have greater academic success and social skills and a lot less bullying in schools and workplaces.
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The Paralympics and Digital Inclusion « FOSI GRID Blog

The Paralympics and Digital Inclusion « FOSI GRID Blog | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Recently, the GRID team used the Olympic games as an opportunity to shine a spotlight on some of the huge range of showcase ICT projects and initiatives catalogued in GRID around the world. There is wide consensus that ...
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Who's making money in social TV? - iMediaConnection.com

Who's making money in social TV? - iMediaConnection.com | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
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Youth politics: Social media use bridges race, ethnic divides ...

The national survey questioned 3000 young people, ages 15-25 on how they use the Internet, social media and engage in politics. Unlike any prior study on the topic, the YPP survey included large numbers of black, Latino, ...
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Infographic on the state of digital inclusion in Europe « Telecentre ...

Infographic on the state of digital inclusion in Europe « Telecentre ... | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Infographic on the state of digital inclusion in Europe. During the Get Online Week campaign (26-30 March 2012), telecentres reached 200.000 Europeans. But “Why a Get Online campaign? – Isn't everybody online yet in ...
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Why privacy matters

Why privacy matters | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
The line between public and private has blurred in the past decade, both online and in real life, and Alessandro Acquisti is here to explain what this means and why it matters.

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Social Media and Surveillance | Social Media Today

Social Media and Surveillance | Social Media Today | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Image Revelations about the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance program have highlighted how much data the government collects on people both here and abroad.
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Protecting Privacy on the Internet

Protecting Privacy on the Internet | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
The FTC is requiring Web outfits to undertake a privacy audit every two years, which critics call a toothless exercise
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Why teens are tiring of Facebook

Why teens are tiring of Facebook | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Facebook has become a social network that's often too complicated, too risky, and, above all, too overrun by parents to give teens the type of digital freedom they crave. Read this article by Jennifer Van Grove on CNET News.
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Open Digital Policy Blog: Children and privacy rights within the family: are we normalising a surveillance culture?

Open Digital Policy Blog: Children and privacy rights within the family: are we normalising a surveillance culture? | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
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The trouble with defining the limits of free speech online | LSE Media Policy Project

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Activists warned to watch what they say as social media monitoring becomes 'next big thing in law enforcement'

Activists warned to watch what they say as social media monitoring becomes 'next big thing in law enforcement' | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Political activists must watch what they say on the likes of Facebook and Twitter, sites which will become the “next big thing in law enforcement”, a leading human rights lawyer has warned.

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How Europe Is Taking Online Privacy Far More Seriously Than The U.S.

How Europe Is Taking Online Privacy Far More Seriously Than The U.S. | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Last week, Facebook announced it would cease using facial recognition technology on European Union users and delete all data following complaints from member states and an inquiry by the Irish Data Commissioner.
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Digital Exclusion, Poverty and Pupil Underachievement ...

As well as the benefits to the child, the adults in the household benefit from digital inclusion as well. Being online means they are more likely to get jobs or progress in work. They save money on purchases, and feel less ...
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Digital Passport™ Helps Educators Grapple With Hard to Teach Concepts of Digital Literacy and Citizenship | Common Sense Media

Digital Passport™ Helps Educators Grapple With Hard to Teach Concepts of Digital Literacy and Citizenship | Common Sense Media | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
As the school year begins, you may be wrestling with how to better prepare your students to live in an increasingly digital world. With technology mor...
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Margaret Atwood says Twitter, internet boost literacy - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News

Margaret Atwood says Twitter, internet boost literacy - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
Rather than turn our noses up at Twitter, we should celebrate it and the internet as new platforms for instant communication and as drivers of literacy, says CanLit legend Margaret Atwood.
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Survey finds youth use new media for peer-based participatory politics

Survey finds youth use new media for peer-based participatory politics | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
The national survey questioned 3000 young people ages 15-25 on how they use the Internet, social media and engage in politics. Unlike any prior study on the topic, the YPP survey included large numbers of black, Latino, ...
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Augmented Reality: the Augmented City, communication and citizenship

Augmented Reality: the Augmented City, communication and citizenship | Digital & Social Media:Balancing opportunities & risks online | Scoop.it
a lecture at the course of Media Planning of prof.
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