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Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @ Manchester Metropolitan University. Interested in digital literacy and digital culture  in the third sector (especially faith). Author of 'Raising Children in a Digital Age', regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting.

[MEDIA] Chatting with @PaulHUCB re Tracking Apps and Social Media in #Coronavirus Times

This evening (morning UK time), I had a chat with Paul Hammond on UCB Radio The conversation was triggered by the UK planning to produce a COVID tracking app (see Business Insider, or UnHerd), and whether it's the 'thin end of the wedge' re privacy. There's also an app that was developed by teams working with King's College that I know a number of people have voluntarily used. We then went onto talk about how…

[SPEAKER] Raising Children in a Digital Age #Video

I was due to undertake a number of public speaking engagements whilst in New Zealand, which Coronavirus has knocked off plan. The other week I was told about Loom (and that as an academic I have lifetime free access), so decided that I would experiment with creating one of my presentations, as I already had the slides prepared. I've done a lot of text, and a lot of images, but videos are fairly rare for…

Screentime in the #COVID19 Pandemic #DigitalParenting

So you’ve discovered the delights of chats via Zoom, Facetime, Skype, Houseparty, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger or one of other communication apps that have become familiar options over the last few weeks! Think about the opportunities this has allowed you to continue to connect with family and friends, or, as I have found, even more contact that I may have expected when I am on the other side of the world from many friends! In the…

[SPEAKER] Sustain: Women in Leadership (in a Digital Age)

As Coronavirus has not (yet) taken hold in New Zealand, we have managed to do the first of my events (others are not looking so likely!) at Laidlaw College, with a lovely group of women to talk about being visible and vulnerable as a woman within a (digital) leadership setting ... quickly added some thoughts about #COVID19 this afternoon. Women in Leadership, Laidlaw College from Bex Lewis I'm still not amazing at Selfies but: