Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework)
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Why theatre seats for Twitter junkies is a #goodidea - Telegraph

Why theatre seats for Twitter junkies is a #goodidea - Telegraph | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
Rupert Christiansen applauds the idea of 'tweet seats' at the theatre
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Queen joins social media age with 1st tweet - WDIV Detroit

Queen joins social media age with 1st tweet - WDIV Detroit | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II dipped a toe into 21st-century communications Friday when she posted her first tweet.
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Four Ways to Protect Your Teen From Identity Theft

Four Ways to Protect Your Teen From Identity Theft | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
Your teen may have a bank account, but is the kid savvy about identity theft?
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Cyberbullying - Cybersmile

Cyberbullying - Cybersmile | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
The Cybersmile Foundation is a multi award winning anti cyberbullying non profit that provides expert help and advice for cyberbullying victims and their families.
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How To Start a Riot With Social Media

How To Start a Riot With Social Media | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
How do I get people so excited about my brand that they forget to eat? How do I turn them into fanatics? Lets look at how to start a social media riot
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Internet trolls are also real-life trolls

Internet trolls are also real-life trolls | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
Jordan Gaines Lewis: Why do some people find so much pleasure in harassing others online? A
new study attempts to shed light on the behaviour of internet trolls
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Twitter Porn

Twitter Porn | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
Is there porn on Twitter? how can you children be safe from Twitter Porn? Learn about the presence of Twitter Porn now!
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The Pros and Cons of Facebook

The Pros and Cons of Facebook | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
What are the most common Pros and Cons of Facebook and how do you stay on top of those Pros and Cons of Facebook
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Ebola panic encouraged by social media

Ebola panic encouraged by social media | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
Both ignorance and insensitivity abound on social media regarding the current Ebola outbreak. All over social media news feeds, you can see original and shared posts with ridiculous statements and references to Ebola.
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How MOOCs Can Help You Move Up The Ladder

How MOOCs Can Help You Move Up The Ladder | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
The cost of attending a top MBA program is estimated to be $100,000 per year. The cost of attaining some valuable information and gaining high-end skills is that expensive?

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The 'me' tourist: Social media, selfies and travel

The 'me' tourist: Social media, selfies and travel | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
Is social media ruining the traditional vacation?

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Social media: Just how much do we love it? | Radio 1 Newsbeat - YouTube

Just over a thousand 15 to 18-year-olds were asked about their social media habits for Newsbeat. Here's what a Newsbeat poll suggests... all in a handy littl...
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Twitter-funded learning center for homeless set to open next summer on Market ... - SFGate (blog)

Twitter-funded learning center for homeless set to open next summer on Market ... - SFGate (blog) | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
The Chronicle has learned that Twitter has moved a one step closer toward opening a $1 million learning center where company employees will teach tech skills to some of the city's poorest residents.
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Boy 'driven to suicide by bullies'

Boy 'driven to suicide by bullies' | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
A distraught mother has claimed that her 11-year-old son was driven to suicide by bullies at his school. Thomas Thompson took an overdose of painkillers after other pupils picked on him
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To tweet or not to tweet: academic freedom and social media

To tweet or not to tweet: academic freedom and social media | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
Academic freedom has been put in the spotlight with two universities recently coming down hard on academics for comments on social media.
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A scientific analysis of internet trolls finds that yes, they're actually sadistic psychopaths. - Seriously, Science? | DiscoverMagazine.com

A scientific analysis of internet trolls finds that yes, they're actually sadistic psychopaths. - Seriously, Science? | DiscoverMagazine.com | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
Photo: flickr/FixersUK Why do internet trolls do what they do? Here, scientists used online surveys to learn more about trolling personalities. Intersperse
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Six ways social media is changing the nature of TV forever

Six ways social media is changing the nature of TV forever | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
Social media is radically challenging the landscape of TV.
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A Cyber Bullying Speech Helps People Avoid Issues

A Cyber Bullying Speech Helps People Avoid Issues | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
Learn about how one Cyber Bullying Speech can help you fight cyber bullying to the max!
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Is Twitter a True Bellwether?

Is Twitter a True Bellwether? | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
Twitter is the darling of the chattering classes and wields an incredible influence relative to its size. Hashtags abound in creative work...
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Snowden slams Dropbox, Facebook as threats to privacy

Dropbox, Facebook and Google are a few of the biggest threats to individuals' privacy, Edward Snowden warned at a forum this weekend. Advising consumers to only use encrypted services that...
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GoPros and Drones Are Taking Selfies to New Heights

GoPros and Drones Are Taking Selfies to New Heights | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
This drone-assisted selfie is here to put all of your narcissistic pictures to shame.

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Prof. Hankell's curator insight, October 14, 2014 12:30 AM

Selfie + Drone = "Dronie"...

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How Men and Women Use Mobile and Social Media Differently (Infographic)

How Men and Women Use Mobile and Social Media Differently (Infographic) | Digital Literacy, Social Media and the Internet (GCSE English Coursework) | Scoop.it
While both genders are hooked on social media and mobile devices, they prefer to use the technology differently. Here's what organizations need to know.
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