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SELF REPRESENTATION AND SOCIAL MEDIA 2013

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12 Types Of Social Media Users. There Are 12 Types Of Social Media Users – Which One Are You?

12 Types Of Social Media Users

– INFOGRAPHIC When you’re using social media, are you an Ultra? Perhaps you’re more of a Dipper, or a Peacock. You might be happier being a Ghost or a Lurker. And if you’re pretty sure you’re not any of these things, you might just be a Denier. Using an Op-Doc Video to Teach Argumentative Writing. Video Below we share an idea from Allison Marchetti, an English teacher at Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, Va., who uses an Op-Doc video about the problem of Internet addiction among China’s youth to teach argumentative writing to her ninth graders.

Using an Op-Doc Video to Teach Argumentative Writing

This lesson is part of a larger unit of study on editorial and commentary writing. If you have another idea for teaching with The Times, please write in and tell us about it. Teacher: Allison Marchetti Institution and Grade Level: Trinity Episcopal School, ninth grade. Facebook's Relevance Waning Among American Teens. Just as Facebook changed its policy to let minors make public posts, Piper Jaffray published results from its extensive youth survey that indicate Facebook is no longer the most important social network to adolescents.

Facebook's Relevance Waning Among American Teens

Facebook's popularity among young Americans has been trending downwards for a while now as younger services such as Twitter, Instagram or Tumblr have been gettig more attention. Given the numbers shown in the chart above, Facebook's decision to acquire Instagram appears very smart in retrospect, as the photo sharing platform proves immensely popular with a younger audience. Social Media, Social Life: How Teens View Their Digital Lives. This research study provides a snapshot of how U.S. teens experience the role of social media in their social and emotional lives.

Social Media, Social Life: How Teens View Their Digital Lives

Using survey data from a nationally representative, probability-based sample of 13- to 17-year-olds, we address these questions: How often are teens texting and using Facebook and Twitter? What are teenagers’ favorite ways to communicate with their friends and family? How do teens think these new communications tools are affecting their friendships and family relations, if at all? How does social networking make most teens feel about themselves and their relationships with their peers? Read on about the key findings from the study, or see our infographic on study highlights. Teen Social Media Infographic from Common Sense Media. Should parents follow their children on facebook? You are going to discuss social networkslisten to some teenagers discussing social networkslisten to some teenagers and parents talking about their online relationships and order their commentslook at some language used for writing - connectiveswrite a discursive essay on the topic 1) Discuss Do you use any social networks?

Should parents follow their children on facebook?

Why do people use them? What do you do on them? Questions Researchers at Utah Valley University wanted to explore if the amount of time spent on Facebook affected how users saw others. What questions did they ask college students? 5) Put the comments in order Read the comments below. These common informal expressions have been edited out... and stuff... ...it's like... it's kind of like sort of...I'm like... What do they mean? "If you post something that your mum won't be happy with then it's really not suitable"What kind of things do you think are suitable to post on a social network? Fill in the gaps with the connectives shown Printable versions here Vocabulary More.

Disruptions: Privacy Fades in Facebook Era. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg NewsPrivacy is a rare commodity today with the high amount of information being posted on social networking sites such as Facebook.

Disruptions: Privacy Fades in Facebook Era

As much as it pains me to say this: privacy is on its deathbed. I came to this sad realization recently when a stranger began leaving comments on photos I had uploaded to Instagram, the iPhone photo-sharing app. After several comments — all of which were nice — I began wondering who this person was. Now the catch here is that she had used only a first name on her Instagram profile. You would think a first name online is enough to conceal your identity.

Trust me, it’s not. So I set out, innocently and curiously, to figure who she was. I knew this person lived in San Francisco, from her own photos. Exposed (CEOP Video - Staying Safe Online) You are going to watch a film about internet safetydo some gap-fill and matching exercisespractise present simplediscuss ways to stay safe online Teacher's note; ‘Exposed’ is a 10 minute drama about a 15 year old girl called Dee who sends some compromising images of herself to her boyfriend.

Exposed (CEOP Video - Staying Safe Online)

The film deals with some of the dangers of texting, "sexting", social networking and online bullying and offers some advice and solutions to those who make mistakes.