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Israel and Twitter: Where does free speech end and violence begin?

Israel and Twitter: Where does free speech end and violence begin? | SocTech | Scoop.it
Israel is waging war on Hamas, but it is also waging an information war using Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other tools.
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Media companies: Embrace Project Glass, it's going to change everything

Media companies: Embrace Project Glass, it's going to change everything | SocTech | Scoop.it
Project Glass, Google's augmented reality smart glasses, is the ultimate expression of the wearable tech trend.
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Shaming Racists On Social Media Continues With New Tumblr

Shaming Racists On Social Media Continues With New Tumblr | SocTech | Scoop.it
Hello There, Racists! is the hot new Tumblr everyone is talking about on Twitter.
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Friendship 2.0: Teens' technology use promotes sense of belonging, identity

Friendship 2.0: Teens' technology use promotes sense of belonging, identity | SocTech | Scoop.it
A new study shows that digital media helps teens reach developmental milestones, such as fostering a sense of belonging and sharing personal problems.
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Privacy Isn't Dead With Millennials, It's Thriving - Forbes

Privacy Isn't Dead With Millennials, It's Thriving - Forbes | SocTech | Scoop.it
(Image credit: Getty Images North America via @daylife) I had a brief moment of panic last week when I logged onto Facebook and saw my phone number gracing the top of my news feed.
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How is Facebook Addiction Affecting Our Minds? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How is Facebook Addiction Affecting Our Minds? [INFOGRAPHIC] | SocTech | Scoop.it
Receiving and responding to a Facebook notification makes you feel good, but does that mean you're on your way toward Facebook addiction?
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How to Tweet Responsibly During a Breaking-News Event

How to Tweet Responsibly During a Breaking-News Event | SocTech | Scoop.it
Yes, people put out false information and tweet incorrect things during major news events. There are ways to avoid being one of them.
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Why Time Magazine Used Instagram To Cover Hurricane Sandy - Forbes

Why Time Magazine Used Instagram To Cover Hurricane Sandy - Forbes | SocTech | Scoop.it
To document the effects of Hurricane Sandy on the northeast, Time magazine turned to Instagram, a.k.a. that iPhone app your sister-in-law uses to document her creative table settings. And the results were impressive.
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How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | SocTech | Scoop.it
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age (A mixed bag on how teens use the Internet to do research, teachers say in a new survey
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Truth, Lies, and 'Doxxing': The Real Moral of the Gawker/Reddit Story | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Truth, Lies, and 'Doxxing': The Real Moral of the Gawker/Reddit Story | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | SocTech | Scoop.it
Photo: dave lewis 88 / Flickr Sitting U.S. President Ford was visiting San Francisco in 1975 when a woman attempted to shoot him.
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Behind the curtain: GigaOM debates @ComfortablySmug and web vigilantes

Behind the curtain: GigaOM debates @ComfortablySmug and web vigilantes | SocTech | Scoop.it
What should be done with Twitter prankster @ComfortablySmug? The topic sparked quite a discussion among GigaOM staffers this morning, and we decided to share it with you all, thinking you might want a glimpse into how we think about our world.
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How one law student is making Facebook get serious about privacy

How one law student is making Facebook get serious about privacy | SocTech | Scoop.it
Max Schrems requested his personal data from Facebook, got a 1,000-page PDF.
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Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can't Protect Us Anymore | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can't Protect Us Anymore | Gadget Lab | Wired.com | SocTech | Scoop.it
You have a secret that can ruin your life. It’s not a well-kept secret, either. Just a simple string of characters—maybe six of them if you’re careless, 16 if you’re cautious—that can reveal everything about you.
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Generation Gap Extends to Perceptions About Teens’ Online Behavior

Generation Gap Extends to Perceptions About Teens’ Online Behavior | SocTech | Scoop.it
The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) is exploring the online generation gap between parents and teens.
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How Big Data and Spam Bots Threaten Online Discussion

How Big Data and Spam Bots Threaten Online Discussion | SocTech | Scoop.it
“Disintermediation” is often heralded as the defining feature of the digital age. Thanks to innovative new technologies, middlemen of all stripes are believed to go the way of the dodo.
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Truth, Lies, and 'Doxxing': The Real Moral of the Gawker/Reddit Story | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Truth, Lies, and 'Doxxing': The Real Moral of the Gawker/Reddit Story | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | SocTech | Scoop.it
Photo: dave lewis 88 / Flickr Sitting U.S. President Ford was visiting San Francisco in 1975 when a woman attempted to shoot him.
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When does community action against an anonymous troll become a lynch mob?

When does community action against an anonymous troll become a lynch mob? | SocTech | Scoop.it
A Twitter user named @ComfortablySmug has been held up as a villain for posting fake news reports to Twitter, and his identity has been forcibly revealed by BuzzFeed -- but is that, and all that it implies, an appropriate punishment for his alleged...
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Technology Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say - New York Times

Technology Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say - New York Times | SocTech | Scoop.it
New York TimesTechnology Changing How Students Learn, Teachers SayNew York TimesThere is a widespread belief among teachers that students' constant use of digital technology is hampering their attention spans and ability to persevere in the face of...
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The Man Behind @ComfortablySmug, Hurricane Sandy's Worst Twitter Villain

The Man Behind @ComfortablySmug, Hurricane Sandy's Worst Twitter Villain | SocTech | Scoop.it
He's a former hedge fund analyst, Republican political consultant, and deliberate spreader of false information.
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