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 →

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 →

Fears and Opportunities with Digital (New) Media at #MediaLit11

Results of an exercise from ‘The Digital Revolution Part 1‘ (what would you agree/disagree with/add?)   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…