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Facebook users admit to quitting the site over privacy concerns

Facebook users admit to quitting the site over privacy concerns | Youth & Digital Media | Scoop.it
Researchers from Vienna University found social pressure to add friends and shallow conversations were also to blame for Facebook members leaving the site.
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Have we reached a tipping point for privacy concerns?

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New Stats Show Nearly One Fifth Of US Internet Users Are On Twitter [CHART]

New Stats Show Nearly One Fifth Of US Internet Users Are On Twitter [CHART] | Youth & Digital Media | Scoop.it
The chart breaks down the number of Twitter users by gender (a slightly higher proportion of men than women are on Twitter), ethnicity (28 percent of hispanics are Twitter users), age group (30% of 18 to 29 year olds are on Twitter compared to just...

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Privacy, When Your Shoes Track Every Step - New York Times

Privacy, When Your Shoes Track Every Step - New York Times | Youth & Digital Media | Scoop.it
Privacy, When Your Shoes Track Every Step
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A camera that lets you check on your sleeping baby? Very cool. A camera that lets hackers broadcast live video of your sleeping baby? Less cool.
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New law lets teens delete digital skeletons

New law lets teens delete digital skeletons | Youth & Digital Media | Scoop.it
The bill, authored by state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, pushes lawmakers deeper into the sticky debate over online privacy.
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Should this only apply to teens? And if it doesn't delete the data from the server, what's the law really accomplishing? 

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How entrepeneurial design thinking helps young people build critical skills

How entrepeneurial design thinking helps young people build critical skills | Youth & Digital Media | Scoop.it

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Kim Saxe, Director, Innovation Labs, The Nueva School, shows how entrepeneurial design thinking helps build critical skills - including empathy, creativity and curiosity - that benefit all young people, not only those who will become business entrepeneurs.

 

"By giving students meaningful experiences as they wade into an area and/or problem, processes to identify underlying needs, and mindsets to have the courage and confidence to do, we give them critical skills that they will use in many areas for their entire lives".

 

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/entrepreneurship-design-thinking-part-1-kim-saxe

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This just in: Oldsters use Pinterest and Instagram more than teens do

This just in: Oldsters use Pinterest and Instagram more than teens do | Youth & Digital Media | Scoop.it

'Score one for the grownups! New data from the Pew Research Center shows that while teens dominate pretty much all the social networks in existence, adults still reign supreme on Instagram. And when it comes to Pinterest, adults bury the teenyboppers....'
Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2013/08/19/this-just-in-oldsters-use-pinterest-and-instagram-more-than-teens-do/#JXHccwHQYt5mwWIM.99 ...


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