Online safety for children:social media, social gaming and GPS technology, what’s next?<br />Mari Anne Snow – CEO, SophiaT...
Agenda<br />Today’s realities – what does the research say?<br />What are childrendoing online?<br />Online use today<br /...
Digital Natives<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
Reluctant participants?<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
Norton Study: June 2010<br />Children spend an average of 11.4 hrs a week online (up 10% from 2009 figures).<br />52% of p...
What are children doing online?<br />83% play games<br />73% surf the net<br />71% do homework<br />67% talk to friends<br...
Online use today<br />Facebook has 500M+ users worldwide.<br />Young people using social media have an average of  56 frie...
Mobile devices provide access<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
Data privacy online – best practices<br />Wild, wild west right now.<br />The current legislation is insufficient for the ...
Online sharing – best practices<br />1/31/2011<br />Don’t use complete name, avoid last names. <br />Don’t post personal a...
Bad things can happen<br />1/31/2011<br />65% of children reported a negative experience online.<br />Continuous change re...
Adult etiquette online<br />1/31/2011<br />Remember you are the adult in the room.<br />Role model<br />Mature voice<br />...
Your role<br />Keep current with the trends.<br />Educate yourself on the technology. <br />Discuss appropriate online beh...
Future trends<br />Increases in mobile applications.<br />Ever increasing levels of integration.<br />A continued rise in ...
Group discussion<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
Contact information<br />Mari Anne Snow<br />CEO, SophiaThink<br />(c) 401.286.9828<br />msnow@sophiathinkconsulting.com<b...
Online Resources<br />http://www.nortellearnit.org/learnit/cybersafety_outreach/<br />http://www.annarbor.com/entertainmen...
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  1. 1. Online safety for children:social media, social gaming and GPS technology, what’s next?<br />Mari Anne Snow – CEO, SophiaThink Consulting<br />January 11, 2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Today’s realities – what does the research say?<br />What are childrendoing online?<br />Online use today<br />Mobile devices provide access <br />Data privacy online – best practices<br />Online sharing - best practices<br />Bad things can happen<br />Adult etiquette online<br />Your role<br />Future trends<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  3. 3. Digital Natives<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  4. 4. Reluctant participants?<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  5. 5. Norton Study: June 2010<br />Children spend an average of 11.4 hrs a week online (up 10% from 2009 figures).<br />52% of parents stated they sometimes know what their children are looking at online.<br />Two thirds of all children (65%) reported a negative experience online<br />Only 45% of adults realized this. <br />http://us.norton.com/content/en/us/home_homeoffice/media/pdf/nofr/Norton_Family-Report-USA_June9.pdf<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  6. 6. What are children doing online?<br />83% play games<br />73% surf the net<br />71% do homework<br />67% talk to friends<br />http://us.norton.com/content/en/us/home_homeoffice/media/pdf/nofr/Norton_Family-Report-USA_June9.pdf<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  7. 7. Online use today<br />Facebook has 500M+ users worldwide.<br />Young people using social media have an average of 56 friends online.<br />Girls are more active users of social media.<br />Boys are more active online gamers.<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  8. 8. Mobile devices provide access<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  9. 9. Data privacy online – best practices<br />Wild, wild west right now.<br />The current legislation is insufficient for the new technology. <br />Understand privacy policies – check your settings often.<br />Make sure your anti-virus software stays up-to-date, run scans often.<br />Don’t save passwords. <br />Clean out your cookie file routinely.<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  10. 10. Online sharing – best practices<br />1/31/2011<br />Don’t use complete name, avoid last names. <br />Don’t post personal addresses, home or cell phone number.<br />Don’t post GPS whereabouts (Foursquare).<br />Establish daily time limits for internet and cell use.<br />Establish clear guidelines for posting content, pictures and videos.<br />Never meet anybody offline you don’t personally know.<br />Use privacy settings, parental controls and check them often.<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  11. 11. Bad things can happen<br />1/31/2011<br />65% of children reported a negative experience online.<br />Continuous change requires continuous dialogue.<br />If you sense changes in a child’s behavior, investigate early.<br />Children tend to feel it’s their fault – help them see it is not.<br />Encourage them to seek help when they need it.<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  12. 12. Adult etiquette online<br />1/31/2011<br />Remember you are the adult in the room.<br />Role model<br />Mature voice<br />Observe the trends<br />Watch first, learn the environment then participate.<br />Face-to-face is not always possible.<br />Don’t take it personally if they un-friend you.<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  13. 13. Your role<br />Keep current with the trends.<br />Educate yourself on the technology. <br />Discuss appropriate online behavior. <br />Maintain a dialogue – online and/or offline. <br />Set rules that are age appropriate.<br />Know what your children are downloading and uploading – check browsers.<br />Use tools available to you - online and offline. <br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  14. 14. Future trends<br />Increases in mobile applications.<br />Ever increasing levels of integration.<br />A continued rise in behavioral advertising. <br />More gaming via mobile devices. <br />Rise in mobile use, desktops disappear.<br />Lots of discussion on data privacy.<br />More charges for online services.<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  15. 15. Group discussion<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  16. 16. Contact information<br />Mari Anne Snow<br />CEO, SophiaThink<br />(c) 401.286.9828<br />msnow@sophiathinkconsulting.com<br />www.sophiathinkconsulting.com<br />www.sophiathinkblog.com<br />@SophiaThink<br />http://www.linkedin.com/in/mariannesnow1<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />
  17. 17. Online Resources<br />http://www.nortellearnit.org/learnit/cybersafety_outreach/<br />http://www.annarbor.com/entertainment/parenting/is-your-child-being-bullied-nine-tips-for-parents/<br />http://www.commonsensemedia.org/internet-safety-tips-middle-school-kids<br />http://www.symantec.com/about/news/release/article.jsp?prid=20100614_01<br />http://www.commonsensemedia.org/<br />1/31/2011<br />Copyright © 2011 SophiaThink Consulting, LLC. All rights reserved.<br />

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