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Youth & Social Media It’s All About Them Laura Solomon , MCIW, MLS Library Services Manager Ohio Public Library Informatio...
Our perspective has  changed
Today’s  technology
Teen  Laura’s  technology
Laura’s  mom’s  technology
Things kids may never know about: <ul><li>Using an encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>Using a road atlas </li></ul><ul><li>Fil...
In the womb?
 
What’s changed? CONNECTIONS
First gen Internet grownups
More from Rosen clueless
“… a global digital divide between parents and their cyber-savvy children.” <ul><li>More kids approached by strangers </li...
Parents fear what they don’t understand
Growth rate of kids online outpaces overall internet population
Kids are spending  more time  online
Parents:  out of touch?
What are they  doing ?
Friends
Shopping
Social networking
Virtual worlds Source:  http://www.daynuv.com/?p=95
Kids’ view
Still watching TV…a lot
What about social media?
What about Twitter?
What about Facebook?
What about  MySpace ?
Online video  explodes
What about  cell phones ?
A  new  “ digital divide ” <ul><li>Cell  No Cell </li></ul>
The  future ? http://www.youtube.com/v/CPIbGnBQcJY#
Do kids   want   us in cyberspace?
What about school/library  websites ? <ul><li>Only if the teacher insists! </li></ul><ul><li>Only if Google won’t do the j...
Who’s the addict?
Lack  of multi-tasking
Not just kids
 
Don’t get caught up in the hype
What can you  do ? <ul><li>DO consider being there, but don’t push </li></ul><ul><li>DO recognize that cell phone are cult...
“Don’t reconfigure the playbook” Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/avinashkunnath/3080013614/
Questions? <ul><li>Laura Solomon </li></ul><ul><li>Library Services Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio Public Library Informat...
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Youth And Social Media: It's All About Them

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What are kids and teens doing online? Are they all on MySpace now? Do they actually use the computer to do any homework? There has proven to be a huge gap between what adults believe kids are doing on the net and what they're actually doing. Find out where the kids are online, what they're doing there and how your library might be able to tie into those behaviors.

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Youth And Social Media: It's All About Them

  1. 1. Youth & Social Media It’s All About Them Laura Solomon , MCIW, MLS Library Services Manager Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN) [email_address] .
  2. 2. Our perspective has changed
  3. 3. Today’s technology
  4. 4. Teen Laura’s technology
  5. 5. Laura’s mom’s technology
  6. 6. Things kids may never know about: <ul><li>Using an encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>Using a road atlas </li></ul><ul><li>Filling out an order form by hand, putting it in an envelope and posting it </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Not knowing exactly what all of your friends are doing and thinking at every moment </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2009/07/100-things-your-kids-may-never-know-about/ </li></ul>
  7. 7. In the womb?
  8. 9. What’s changed? CONNECTIONS
  9. 10. First gen Internet grownups
  10. 11. More from Rosen clueless
  11. 12. “… a global digital divide between parents and their cyber-savvy children.” <ul><li>More kids approached by strangers </li></ul><ul><li>4 in 10 have fielded personal info requests </li></ul><ul><li>But: don’t ignore the benefits </li></ul>
  12. 13. Parents fear what they don’t understand
  13. 14. Growth rate of kids online outpaces overall internet population
  14. 15. Kids are spending more time online
  15. 16. Parents: out of touch?
  16. 17. What are they doing ?
  17. 18. Friends
  18. 19. Shopping
  19. 20. Social networking
  20. 21. Virtual worlds Source: http://www.daynuv.com/?p=95
  21. 22. Kids’ view
  22. 23. Still watching TV…a lot
  23. 24. What about social media?
  24. 25. What about Twitter?
  25. 26. What about Facebook?
  26. 27. What about MySpace ?
  27. 28. Online video explodes
  28. 29. What about cell phones ?
  29. 30. A new “ digital divide ” <ul><li>Cell No Cell </li></ul>
  30. 31. The future ? http://www.youtube.com/v/CPIbGnBQcJY#
  31. 32. Do kids want us in cyberspace?
  32. 33. What about school/library websites ? <ul><li>Only if the teacher insists! </li></ul><ul><li>Only if Google won’t do the job </li></ul>
  33. 34. Who’s the addict?
  34. 35. Lack of multi-tasking
  35. 36. Not just kids
  36. 38. Don’t get caught up in the hype
  37. 39. What can you do ? <ul><li>DO consider being there, but don’t push </li></ul><ul><li>DO recognize that cell phone are culturally integrated </li></ul><ul><li>DON’T create more sites and blogs </li></ul><ul><li>DON’T tweet just for kids </li></ul><ul><li>DO stay on top of what’s happening </li></ul>
  38. 40. “Don’t reconfigure the playbook” Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/avinashkunnath/3080013614/
  39. 41. Questions? <ul><li>Laura Solomon </li></ul><ul><li>Library Services Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN) </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: laurasolomon </li></ul><ul><li>“ What Does This Mean to Me, Laura?” http://www.oplin.org/meanlaura </li></ul><ul><li>Slides will be at http://www.slideshare.net/OPLIN </li></ul>

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