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The Truth about Teens and Privacy — Medium

The Truth about Teens and Privacy - Backchannel - Medium
Think they don’t care about privacy?
Think again.
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Pocket : Why Parents Should Give Teens More Freedom With Their Phones (And How to Do It)

Pocket : Why Parents Should Give Teens More Freedom With Their Phones (And How to Do It) | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
When you find something you want to view later, put it in Pocket.
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The Secret Language of Girls on Instagram

The Secret Language of Girls on Instagram | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
Girls have quietly repurposed the photo-sharing app into a barometer for popularity, friendship status and self-worth. Here's how they're using it.
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Inside The Secret World Of Teen Suicide Hashtags

Inside The Secret World Of Teen Suicide Hashtags | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
Young people will always find ways to talk about depression, self-harm, and internal pain. Right now these conversations are happening with hashtags on the internet.
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Are Touchscreens Melting Your Kid’s Brain? | Gadget Lab | WIRED

Are Touchscreens Melting Your Kid’s Brain? | Gadget Lab | WIRED | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
Tablets and other touchscreens will keep your kids quiet. But will they also melt their brains?

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KidSmart's curator insight, April 16, 2014 2:06 PM

Parents should moderate activities #kids engage in on their #touchscreens. All apps aren't the same.

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The Internet Is a Safer Place for Your Teen Than You Think | TIME.com

The Internet Is a Safer Place for Your Teen Than You Think | TIME.com | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
A new book seeks to debunk our widespread alarm about children, social media, and technology
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Facebook's Whatsapp Purchase Reminds Us Tech Is for the Kids

Facebook's Whatsapp Purchase Reminds Us Tech Is for the Kids | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
In the span of three months, Facebook, the massive social media giant, offered more than $20 billion (billion with a...
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Facebook's Whatsapp Purchase Reminds Us Tech Is for the Kids

Facebook's Whatsapp Purchase Reminds Us Tech Is for the Kids | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
In the span of three months, Facebook, the massive social media giant, offered more than $20 billion (billion with a...
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The Internet Is a Safer Place for Your Teen Than You Think | TIME.com

The Internet Is a Safer Place for Your Teen Than You Think | TIME.com | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
A new book seeks to debunk our widespread alarm about children, social media, and technology
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Online Gossip Pages Spell Controversy For High Schools - KAALtv.com

Online Gossip Pages Spell Controversy For High Schools - KAALtv.com | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
Online Gossip Pages Spell Controversy For High Schools
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From comments about underage drinking to sex at school, parents might be shocked at what teens are putting online.
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Kids, Teens and Social Media – How Young is Too Young? | ThirdParent

Kids, Teens and Social Media – How Young is Too Young? | ThirdParent | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
If you’re a parent who is afraid of kids' social media use, or one who bans its use by your kids altogether, you might want to reconsider.
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Parents, Kids and Social Media - Patch.com

Parents, Kids and Social Media - Patch.com | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
Parents, Kids and Social MediaPatch.com... should trust them to come to you with anything important. The line between protecting and snooping is a thin one. What is your stance on this subject?

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A Teenager’s View on Social Media — Backchannel — Medium

A Teenager's View on Social Media - Backchannel - Medium
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The Secret Language of Girls on Instagram

The Secret Language of Girls on Instagram | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
Girls have quietly repurposed the photo-sharing app into a barometer for popularity, friendship status and self-worth. Here's how they're using it.
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Teenage Girls Explain Why They Use Hashtags To Talk About Suicide

Teenage Girls Explain Why They Use Hashtags To Talk About Suicide | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
“I think if I can inspire someone to get help and seek recovery, my struggle can and will be well worth it.”
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Off the Record in a Chat App? Don’t Be Sure

Off the Record in a Chat App? Don’t Be Sure | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
The popular mobile service, Snapchat, agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that messages sent through its app did not disappear as easily as promised.

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Elizabeth Milovidov's curator insight, May 10, 2014 11:42 AM

Beware: Snap Chat and all the apps that say that your data is deleted are not exactly telling the full story.

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What Your Teen Is Really Doing All Day On Twitter And Instagram

What Your Teen Is Really Doing All Day On Twitter And Instagram | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
danah boyd's new book, It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, explores the nuanced reasons and ways teens use social networks--and why...
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US Teens Use Game Consoles More for Internet than Gaming

As US teens adopt new technologies to keep them going throughout the day, the role of game consoles continues to shift. Although the devices were designed with gaming in mind, the functionality to access the internet is gaining popularity among adolescents, with more than six in 10 doing so.

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Author Danah Boyd on why teens and social media are 'complicated' (podcast)

Author Danah Boyd on why teens and social media are 'complicated' (podcast) | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
Danah Boyd, principal researcher at Microsoft Research, talks with Larry Magid about her new book, 'It's Complicated: The social lives of networked teens.' Read this article by Larry Magid on CNET News.
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Safe internet day:
How youngsters can
avoid online risks - The Malta Independent

Safe internet day: <br/>How youngsters can<br/>avoid online risks - The Malta Independent | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
Children’s perceptions of online risks and problematic situations may greatly differ from those of adults. What adults perceive as problematic does not necessarily result in a negative or harmful e...

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Social Media Guidelines for Children | TweetReports.com

Social Media Guidelines for Children | TweetReports.com | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
Everything your child shares online is being recorded and archived. What social media guidelines are you creating to help protect your childrens future?
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Kids and Social Media Use [INFOGRAPHIC]

Kids and Social Media Use [INFOGRAPHIC] | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
Remember once upon a time when you thought it was ridiculous that kids in elementary school had cell phones and other gadgets? Today, 48 percent of girls between the ages of six and 12 have a cell phone—and 51 percent of those have a smartphone! Most adults today never had this type of exposure to…
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Google, Twitter, Facebook And Microsoft Play Nice In The Internet Safety Sandbox

Google, Twitter, Facebook And Microsoft Play Nice In The Internet Safety Sandbox | Kids, Teens - Mobile & Social Media | Scoop.it
Google, Twitter, Facebook and Microsoft are fierce competitors but – at least for a day – the companies are working together to celebrate Safer Internet Day (SID). Competing security firms Symantec and Trend Micro are also sponsoring the U.S. Safer Internet Day event in Washington, DC along with Linked-In and [...]
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The Truth About Kids And Social Media - Fast Company

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Parents don't like the thought of their kids embracing social media because they don't fully understand the benefits and dangers.

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