Monthly Archives: October 2010

New interactive resource for parents created by ACMA

ACMA (Australian Communications and  Media Authority) have created an interactive cybersafety guide for parents which is available from their Cybersmart website. Each video is about 2 mins long and provides practical advice for parents on issues such as cyberbullying, sexting … Continue reading

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Mixels

Mixels claims to be the newest and safest social networking site for children.  Unlike other social networking sites that encourage children to post photos of themselves which could attract child predators, Mixels.com never shows a child’s photo on their public … Continue reading

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How Big is the Social Internet?

If you ever wondered just how many people are using Social Networking tools this graphic from Digital Thought will help to put it all into context. During initial parent cybersafety meetings at Ivanhoe Grammar School Renata Rowe explained that if Facebook … Continue reading

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formspring.me

Teenagers are flocking to Formspring.me, a social media tool that allows users to anonymously ask questions for others to publicly answer. Initally set up to engage users in at worst fun and light hearted banter and at best philosophical debate, formspringme has … Continue reading

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