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An Administrator’s
                      Introduction
                            to
                    Social Networking...
“The role of school leaders is
         to prepare students for the
          world in which they will
           graduate...
“The publicity about online
        ‘predators’ who prey on naive
          children using trickery and
        violence i...
“54% of grade 7 students were
        victims of traditional bullying
       and less than half that number
             (...
“...most research to date
           focuses on the role of the
          Internet, but mobile phones
         are increas...
“How mobile devices are used
            in the United States for
         harassment and solicitations
         requires ...
“Research continues to show
       that teens are taking advantage
       of the tools and education that
        have bee...
“...by means of an electronic
          device, including, but not
      limited to a telephone, wireless
        telephon...
Staying Safe at MySpace

    Minimum age for account = 13 years
✤

    ✤ <18 accounts include specific privacy settings


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Resources For Exploration

    CTAP 4 Cybersafety Project
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    ✤ www.ctap4.net/projects/cybersafety.html


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An Administrator's Introduction to Social Networking

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Are you wondering what your students can find at MySpace and YouTube? What are your concerns about cell phones on campus? This presentation preceded a hands-on introduction to social networking with a guided tour of MySpace, YouTube, and interesting ways that cell phones are used. The presentation wrapped up with a discussion about school options for responding when these social networking tools are on campus.

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An Administrator's Introduction to Social Networking

  1. 1. An Administrator’s Introduction to Social Networking California Technology Assistance Project Region 6 April 2, 2009
  2. 2. “The role of school leaders is to prepare students for the world in which they will graduate. Technology is, without question, an important part of that world.” National Association of Secondary School Principals Http://www.principals.org/s_nassp/sec.asp?CID=33&DID=55883
  3. 3. “The publicity about online ‘predators’ who prey on naive children using trickery and violence is largely inaccurate.” American Psychologist - February/March 2008 Http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/sites/cyber.law.harvard.edu/files/ISTTF_Final_Report.pdf
  4. 4. “54% of grade 7 students were victims of traditional bullying and less than half that number (25%) were victims of cyberbullying.” Computers in Human Behavior - 2007 Http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/sites/cyber.law.harvard.edu/files/ISTTF_Final_Report.pdf
  5. 5. “...most research to date focuses on the role of the Internet, but mobile phones are increasingly playing a role in sexual solicitation, harassment, and access to problematic content.” Final Report of the Internet Safety Technical Task Force - 2008 Http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/sites/cyber.law.harvard.edu/files/ISTTF_Final_Report.pdf
  6. 6. “How mobile devices are used in the United States for harassment and solicitations requires further examination over the next several years as these devices are adopted and come into mainstream use.” Final Report of the Internet Safety Technical Task Force - 2008 Http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/sites/cyber.law.harvard.edu/files/ISTTF_Final_Report.pdf
  7. 7. “Research continues to show that teens are taking advantage of the tools and education that have been provided to protect them.” MySpace Safety, Security, Privacy Statement - 2008 Http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/sites/cyber.law.harvard.edu/files/ISTTF_Final_Report.pdf
  8. 8. “...by means of an electronic device, including, but not limited to a telephone, wireless telephone, or other wireless communication device computer, or pager.” California Education Code Section 32261- 2009 Http://leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/waisgate?WAISdocID=547177121+0+0+0&WAISaction=retrieve
  9. 9. Staying Safe at MySpace Minimum age for account = 13 years ✤ ✤ <18 accounts include specific privacy settings Uploaded and Linked Images and Videos are reviewed ✤ Parent concerns to parentcare@myspace.com ✤ Education concerns to schoolcare@myspace.com ✤ ✤ 888-309-1312
  10. 10. Resources For Exploration CTAP 4 Cybersafety Project ✤ ✤ www.ctap4.net/projects/cybersafety.html Enhancing Child Safety and Online Technologies ✤ ✤ http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/pubrelease/isttf/ MySpace Safety Resources ✤ ✤ www.myspace.com/safety YouTube Safety Resources ✤ ✤ http://help.youtube.com

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