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Smile: Your Selfie Is A Mugshot For The NSA | Naivety

Smile: Your Selfie Is A Mugshot For The NSA | Naivety | Pop Culture in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A report in The New York Times, based on documents from 2011 obtained by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, reveal that the US security agency's reliance..

 

The selfie phenomenon is undoubtedly making the NSA’s job easier by producing a mountain of tagged online data to feed its facial recognition algorithms.

 

A report in The New York Times, based on documents from 2011 obtained by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, reveals that the US security agency’s reliance on facial recognition technology has grown significantly under the Obama administration – coinciding with a rise in popularity of taking and tagging self portraits on online social networks.

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/10/23/smartphone-pictures-pose-privacy-risks/

 


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College applications: Teens on social media can tank their college odds - Christian Science Monitor

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Pop Culture's Place in the Classroom - Teaching Now - Education Week Teacher

They devoted no time to debating the value or appropriateness of particular material—instead, the presenters stuck to explaining how and to what ends they infuse lessons with pop culture.
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8 Tips For Integrating Pop Culture In The Classroom

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“ 8 Tips For Integrating Pop Culture In The Classroom”You may feel silly or out of place bringing pop culture into the classroom, but the benefits of its educational use are too great to ignore. Pop culture is more than entertainment; it’s a useful tool for connecting with students, improving engagement, and deepening understanding. And of course, it’s fun to turn students from uninterested zombies into students interested in zombies.
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13 reasons to mute people on Twitter

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“ Twitter's new mute function is a halfway house between unfollowing and blocking, with some very good reasons to use it. By Samuel Gibbs”
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Library Staff's curator insight, May 14, 2014 12:25 AM

How to silence people without offending them. On Twitter, I mean.

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The upside of selfies: Social media isn't all bad for kids - kdvr.com

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The upside of selfies: Social media isn't all bad for kids
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I'll admit it right at the start: When I think about teens and social media, I immediately begin to tally up the negatives.

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8 Tips For Integrating Pop Culture In The Classroom

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“ 8 Tips For Integrating Pop Culture In The Classroom”You may feel silly or out of place bringing pop culture into the classroom, but the benefits of its educational use are too great to ignore. Pop culture is more than entertainment; it’s a useful tool for connecting with students, improving engagement, and deepening understanding. And of course, it’s fun to turn students from uninterested zombies into students interested in zombies.
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