[MEDIA] Talking about Social Media Etiquette, etc with @BBC5Live

Yesterday evening I spoke to Adrian Goldberg about a variety of social media stories on BBC 5 Live (and was listening just before I went on, when they had a story about teenagers/social media which I'd like to relisten to - sounded like whoever it was was making a whole load of sense): Story 1: Wedding Etiquette Story in Tatler My first thought before I read the story was respect what the bride/groom want in…

[MEDIA] Talking to @TWRuk about @ChurchofEngland Social Media Guidelines

Earlier today, the Church of England released guidelines for the use of social media within the church (and impacting the world more widely), and this was launched by the Archbishop of Canterbury on Facebook: This was covered in the Guardian, CNN, ITV, and other places. If you look back through my Slideshare, you'll see that I ran training for the Church of England (and other churches) in the past, before they got a digital team…

[MEDIA] Talking about @Barnardos report with @PremierRadio and @HeartNorthWest

Barnardo's released a new report focusing upon screentime, addiction, mental health, online grooming, and cyberbullying ... Children as young as TWO using social media - and some are already addicted (Mirror) Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo's (Guardian) Children as young as two using social media, charity warns as it raises fears of exposure to harmful content (Evening Standard) Eight-year-olds sexually exploited online, says Barnardo’s (Barnardo's) I was asked…

[MEDIA] Talking about Alexa ‘Bedtime Reading’ with @EamonnHolmes on @talkRADIO

So, I was at MPA Thrive today, when I got a call from TalkRadio, asking if I would talk about the following story: More than a quarter of parents are relying on Alexa and other apps to tell their children a bedtime story so they don't have to, research suggests. Charity BookTrust surveyed 1,000 parents with children under-10 to find out whether late night reading was still a key part of the daily routine, and…

[MEDIA] Talking about new Government White Paper on #OnlineHarms with @UCBMedia

This morning, I spoke to UCB about the new Government White Paper designed to help tackle 'online harms' (Press Release / White Paper): The consultation will be open until 23:59 1st July 2019. It was interesting to follow the Twitter debate online as the paper emerged - captured a few: A few thoughts on the #OnlineHarms White Paper. It has a "vision" of a "A free, open and secure internet [and] Freedom of expression online"…