Highly Visible and Hard to Remove Digital Tattoo for Parents Jen Goerzen [email_address]
Parents over shoulder…talk to you later
Parents coming into room
Parents are watching
Do I know you?
Canadian kids are wired.
Youth are online on average 2-3hrs/day
50% have computers in their bedrooms
>50% of boys play games online
66% of girls use the Internet primarily for socializing
Microsoft Canada Co. and Youthography, Internet Safety Survey , 2009
41% of children ages 8 to 17 who had visible profiles on social networking sites included personal information such as their e-mail address, phone number, home address or IM contact. Office of Communications, Social Networking: A quantitative
and qualitative research report into attitudes, behaviours and use, 2008
Context: SNS If Facebook were a country, it would be the third largest in the world, between the United States (~300 million) and India (~1.2 billion)!
Context: Teens/Young Adults
55% of 18-34 year olds have a personal profile on at least one online social network
39% of youth have posted something on their social networking pages that they regret
33% of young adults on social networking sites still don’t adjust their privacy settings
15% of young adults report that they've had private material (IMs, texts, pics, emails) forwarded without permission
Common Sense Media
Our abilities and online skills outstrip the knowledge and judgment needed for this environment.
Context: Delete my Facebook We need to teach our youth to “ self-reflect before they self-reveal”. Common Sense Media http://www.google.com/insights/search/#q=delete%20facebook%20account&cmpt=q
Some things haven’t changed…
We are redefining personal and professional identities with the use of new technologies.
We still search for social connections and validation.
Youth still explore and experiment with risky behavior.
Broad context What has changed is the fact that there could very well be a permanent record of all of this, one with implications that can't be predicted or controlled. Common Sense Media
Online: Take Control, Make It Your Choice, Sept 4, 2008.
Violent or hateful content
Excessive/illegal Internet use
religious and racial bigotry
H O P E S
Access to a greater depth of information Connect, collaborate and network Community support, share passions
Defining Digital Literacy
Defining Digital Literacy
What are kids doing online? Source: The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life project 2009 Parent-Teen Cell Phone Survey, conducted from June 26 to September 24, 2009. n= 800 teens ages 12-17 (including 245 cell phone interviews). % of teen internet users who do the following activities online % Use an online social networking site like MySpace or Facebook 73 Go online to get news or information about current events or politics 62 Buy things online, such as books, clothing, or music 48 Share something online that you created yourself, such as your own artwork, photos, stories or videos 38 Look online for health, dieting, or physical fitness information 31 Take material you find online like songs, text or images and remix it into your own artistic creation 21 Look for info online about a health topic that’s hard to talk about (drug use, sexual health, depression…) 17 Create or work on your own online journal or blog 14 Use Twitter 8 Visit virtual worlds such as Gaia, Second Life… 8
“ Louise and David’s World”
Vancouver riots 2011: Crown to look at potential charges Global News : Monday, June 20, 2011 12:00 AM
In your groups, read the case and ask:
What issues should you discuss with your child?
What are the benefits technology affords?
What are the drawbacks?
Share any other comments or insights that arise.
Case #2: 3 Simple Privacy Rules
Stick with your friends.
Facebook privacy settings - Only Friends.
Keep private information private .
Leave optional fields blank.
Don't let your information get away from you.
Be on the lookout for personal information requests (like their birthday or music playlist) - from third parties.
Uncheck the public search results box so people can't find their Facebook page through a Google search.
Check Facebook’s secure browsing box so that your URL begins with https://
Common Sense Media
Who has NOT seen this picture?
Case #3: Canucks fans?!?
Case #3: Canucks fans TR
What do they need to know?
Scale Online activity takes place before a vast audience
The audience can be invisible and anonymous
Content is permanent in a world of… copy and paste, RT, forward, share, <embed>
Digital citizenship http://whatsyourstory.trendmicro.com/internet-safety/Video.do?ident=where-are-you-
Questions for kids to ask themselves:
Why do I use social media?
Who is my audience?
What messages do I send about myself and others?
Do I participate in inappropriate messaging or comment on others’ inappropriate messages?
Do I make fun of others?
How can I be a role model to others?
Who is my audience?
Who else may be collecting information about me?
What are the consequences if I make poor decisions online?
“ The No. 1 online-safety and fear-amelioration
tip has always been and will always be:
Talk with your kids. “
Collier, Anne. (2011). NetFamilyNews.org
So can a (cell) phone call, A text can work too. or a Facebook message, or Xbox Live, or Second Life . Don’t know how? Ask your kid!
In order of appearance:
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