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…

Ups & Downs of Social Networking

Some interesting stats on the BBC website - read on for more. Facebook continues to grow apace (globally), whilst Twitter, Orkut and LinkedIn have slower growth. Not surprised to hear that MySpace and Bebo are dropping and that FriendsReunited is pretty much negligible, bit more surprised by Flickr - maybe it's the fact you have to have a Yahoo account, that put me off originally! Thanks to @outtherehq for the tip-off.

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"Eb Adeyeri, Digital PR Director at LEWIS Communications, reckons that many people believe this will be “the UK’s first “Internet election” with politicians exploiting channels such as Facebook and Twitter to convey their message” but warns that a “badly-focused social media campaign could do more harm than good as Gordon Brown discovered with his infamous YouTube appearance”. The Labour Party is taking Twitter seriously enough to have appointed a ‘Twitter Tsar’ in Kerry McCarthy MP,…