10 Stories About #DigitalParenting, 02/01/14

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Switch off – it’s time for your digital detox My name’s Julia and it’s fair to say I’m a digiholic. Virtually every second of my day is spent with my phone at arm’s reach. But I’m far from the worst offender. The average person checks their phone every six and a half minutes – 200 times a day. Continue Reading →

10 Stories About #DigitalParenting 28/11/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Looking to help parents bridge the digital and physical, Moonfrye expands to Android and closes in on another $1.1M: Parenting has changed in the digital era, but they jury remains out on whether this has been a net positive or negative. For decades, parents have used TVs, then video game consoles and PCs, and most recently smartphones and Continue Reading →

[INFOGRAPHIC] Adults & Teens on Social Media

I’m not sure it’s so clear-cut/homogenous, but interesting non-the-less: Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

[INFOGRAPHIC] How does Facebook Edgerank Work?

Wondering why some status updates appear in your Facebook feed, and why some don’t? Check out this infographic which explains how Facebook accords different ‘weight’ to different status updates: Wonderingf  Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

SPEAKER: #NMTrain: Making Social Media Work for You

This morning’s session slides: Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

Great video from @ulfilas

Definitely THINK about what you post…, but don’t let it put you off! Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

Academic fears of Social Media

Interesting article highlighting the range of fears that many academics have about social media. Speaking to Times Higher Education ahead of the event, he said that there was often a lack of understanding about what researchers were trying to do with social media. “At the very basic level, researchers aren’t doing anything very different – finding new knowledge and trying to engage people with that.” Social media tools extend and accelerate this process, he added. Dr Spencer Continue Reading →