One person's experience of a posthumous tweeting service. Read the article here.
Useful resources for Parents and Carers
What is the connection between Social Networks and Being Lonely?
Inspired and Based on the wonderful book by Sherry Turkle - Alone Together.
An essay on privacy, sharing and why we as a society are ill prepared for social media. Read the essay here.
'Google, more than perhaps any other company, is aggressively putting sensors and the software to activate them into our environment.
The just-unveiled Moto X phone... has a custom microchip that allows it to listen for voice commands literally all the time, even when the phone is "asleep". Google's Chrome web browser now supports voice commands; that means it's also rolled into every Chrome OS notebook computer.
Google's face-based computer, Google Glass, responds to voice commands...voice is a dominant theme in the future of Google, and is clearly slated to make its way into every product the company makes.'
Read the full article here.
Infographic clearly shows how the information we share makes it easy for burglars to target us.
A useful infographic and cheatsheet displaying the settings of popular socialmedia with suggestions how young people can help protect themselves.