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Simfin

esafety and digital citizenship specialist

Naace Impact Award Winner for Leadership

For his commitment to ensuring a safe and supportive learning environment for the education sector

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  • You set conference history on Friday... first time ever that any presenter has ever got 5 out of 5 on every single delegate feedback form... that is an amazing achievement to receive such universal praise. Some were even writing 6's onto their sheets!!!

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31 October 2013

'Facebook is in the process of a privacy shift that would let all users be discovered via Graph Search.

The company reminded users earlier this month that it is phasing out the "Who can look up your timeline by name," Facebook privacy feature that allowed people to essentially opt-out of being discoverable within Graph Search.

Here's how you can make sure that you don't get unwanted attention or unfamilar friend requests as a result of this Facebook privacy change.' Read the full article on Insidefacebook.com

30 October 2013

The article in The Guardian contains some strong and abusive language and shows how James Blunt is beating the online bullies. This would be a useful resource to use with older students.

 

Read the article here

17 October 2013

'Looking up information on social media is starting to become a standard part of the background checks which employers run on prospective job candidates, or even on existing employees. This briefing, the last in a three-part series on social media, looks at whether such checks: can be used as a basis for rejecting a job candidate; infringe an employee's data protection rights or privacy; or permit an employer to dismiss an employee.'

 

Read more here

07 October 2013

 

Leading online safety experts have pulled together pragmatic advice for parents on sexting: "A Parents Guide to dealing with Sexting: what to do and how to handle it". This follows on from a high level of demand from schools and parents and compliments the advice that they produced earlier in the year 'Sexting in schools - A toolkit. What to do and how to handle it'.

See the resource here.