Additionally, the Kaiser Family Foundation survey found that more than 80 percent had access to cable or satellite television. Pew reported that in the fall of 2007, 71 percent of American teenagers owned a mobile phone and 58 percent had a social network site profile.
6. let’s get to know each other
Introduce yourself and share your expectations of this course on
the Discussion Board
Add a wild prediction of the best possible outcome should their
expectations be met. Be specific! You are allowed to be silly!
7. My first experience with computers that cost hundreds of thousand of
dollars and had only a fraction of the power of today’s smartphone.
8. For the Christmas season in 1978 Mattel Electronics introduces a handheld
electronic game “Football”. The rest is history.
I had the first word processor software - WordStar,
CP/M on a NorthStar Computer …so excited– today –
12. HOW MANY TELEVISIONS DO YOU HAVE IN YOUR
4 or more
Data: Rideout, Roberts, and Foehr
13. HOW MANY COMPUTERS?
Three or more
And growing if you count smartphones!
15. HOW MANY VIDEO-GAME
Three or more
16. ON AVERAGE A PERSON BUYS A NEW CELL PHONE
17. “I got mine [Facebook account] around sixth grade. And I was really obsessed
with it for a while. Then towards eighth grade, I kind of just -- once you get
into Twitter, if you make a Twitter and an Instagram, then you'll just kind of
forget about Facebook, is what I did.”
- Female, age 14, from the Pew Research Center's 2013 Teens, Social Media and Privacy report
Every second, a new user signs up on Instagram so he or
she can see the 3,480 newly uploaded photos every minute.
The number of photos uploaded each day is more than the
number of articles currently published in the English Wikipedia.