Monthly Archives: August 2010

Now Facebook knows where you are…

Just launched last week in the US…coming to Australia soon! What is ‘Facebook Places? Should you be worried? How can you disable it? Facebook has just launched Facebook Places. It is an application that is downloaded to your phone  It is a locater identifying … Continue reading

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Safe social networking covered in Cyberzine

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (the ACMA) have released the second issue of the Cybersmart program’s cybersafety newsletter, Cyberzine, with a section on safe social networking. Cyberzine keeps readers up to date with information about current issues, new resources … Continue reading

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Your digital reputation follows you…

Two stories in this video…two different reputations…two different outcomes… As an internet user, your children will develop a digital reputation. A digital reputation is the opinion that others will have of them as they access sites that they are members of or of sites … Continue reading

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Think before you post

This is an excellent video from Ohio which shows just how easy it is to ruin your digital reputation, and how hard it is to get it back.

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Who will your Children be in the Future?

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article about the future of our children’s “digital reputation” by Google Chief Executive, Eric Schmidt. He has argued that our children may be forced to change their identity and their name in order to … Continue reading

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