Posts Tagged 'social networking'
Ask a teen what’s the best thing about life is and 9/10 times the answer would be ‘friends.’ To teens, friends are EVERYTHING! They may as well quote Virginia Woolf and say: “Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.” Friendship in the Internet age has stretched beyond the borders of […]
The way parents use Twitter and the way teens use Twitter couldn’t be more different. While many parents turn to the popular social channel for business networking, teens use Twitter to simply hang out—to see and be seen. They chat, joke, banter, and of course, they love to subtweet. Subtweeting is indirectly tweeting something about […]
So, when you think about summer travel safety, what comes to mind? Which beach you’ll be lounging on? Sunburns? Shark attacks? While sunburns and vacation plans are rational concerns most have when traveling during the summer, shark attacks are a new one. With all of the news of recent shark attacks, people are now anxious […]
“Hey! Who shut off the data?” Is this a familiar question in your house? Teens who panic when their data runs out or when they can’t find a Wi-Fi connection now have a way to text nearby pals by using an app called Jott. Jott is gaining momentum with Junior High and High School-aged kids […]
Sometimes as parents we need a little pat on the back and confirmation we’re doing something right. Well, the Intel Security Teens, Tweens & Technology 2015 research does just that. Now in its third year, the Teens, Tweens & Technology research provides a gauge on the behaviour and opinions of young Australians and their online […]