On Monday, an interview I did with Lexi Ramage of Youth Voices on social networks and perceptions of safety aired
Internet addiction in China has been described as a "severe social problem that could threaten the nation's future."
After covering the basics of internet use, this keynote walks the viewer through a timeline of technology in the life of a high school senior and reflects on the technological realities of their lives today.
Remember the anticipation you felt on your first day of college? Showing up to your dorm and wondering what your freshman year roommate would be like? You might have even spoken with your assigned roommate on the phone, and maybe you were wonder...
This presentation examines technology use by young patrons and suggests how the behavior and expectations of young internet users might shape the libraries of the future.
Recent headlines about the discovery and removal of 29,000 registered sex offenders on MySpace have added fuel to the fiery debate about the safety of online social networks.
A recent Minnesota Public Radio show on social networking sites and teens should be of special interest to parents, educators, researchers and anyone interested in the way digital communication is shaping the lives of young people.
About a third of online teens say they have been targets of online harassement. Older girls and intense internet users are the most likely to report these experiences.
The main point of the recent congressional briefing panel was to stop the misinformation and obfuscation around the issue of online child victimization, and to focus on the facts and observations that had emerged from our collective research.
The majority of teens actively manage their online profiles to keep the information they believe is most sensitive away from the unwanted gaze of strangers, parents and other adults.