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InternetMatters.Org Launches #DigitalParenting

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A new site has been launched by NSPCC, FOSI, Childnet, ThinkUKnow, PitDA, CEOP, Family Lives, Ofcom, BT, Sky, Vodafone, TalkTalk, Virgin, offering useful resources to help you make informed choices about your children’s online safety – with issues covered including inappropriate content, cyberbullying, online grooming, sexting and online reputation. See the launch video with Sophie Ellis-Bextor: 

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Social Media Reputation

JESS3_BrianSolis_ConversationPrism4_WEB_800x600Interesting – bioinformatics seeing the value of social media for students.

Social media provide PhD students with a way to extend their professional networks, get value from conferences they cannot physically attend and develop communication skills, according to experts at a conference for doctoral students at research institutions in the Cambridge area….

This year, organisers added a mandatory session on the use of social media in science, with experts discussing how PhD students can build a reputation online, interact with other researchers and engage with the public.

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