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12 Types Of Social Media Users. There Are 12 Types Of Social Media Users – Which One Are You? – 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. A survey by online bank First Direct has determined that there are 12 unique personality types across users of social media, including Ultras, who are obsessed with checking Facebook and Twitter, Dippers, who are infrequent users, Peacocks, who love to show off their popularity and Ghosts, who are crave privacy and anonymity.

And Deniers? “A lot of people admit to behaving very differently in social media to how they behave in the ‘real world’,” said Rebecca Dye, social media manager at First Direct. Check the infographic below for the full list of 12 social media user personalities. 12 Types Of Social Media Users – infographic Source: Firstdirect [/sociallocker]. Vergelijkbare berichten: Reader Idea | 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. 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 Idea: Students learned how authors support an argument using different types of evidence.

The class watched the Op-Doc “China’s Web Junkies” and noted how the filmmakers build their argument. What Ms. Note: Parts of this post were originally published on Ms. Every year it seems that more and more of my students are denouncing Facebook. “Yeah,” another student chimes in. The Op-Doc “China’s Web Junkies” looks at the Internet addiction problem of Chinese youth. How to Use It 1. 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 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. 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? 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?

Why do people use 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...'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 Look at the information below. Vocabulary. 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. 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.

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. There it was: a full name. Creepy, right? Nearly everyone has done something like this. A friend who works in technology recently told me I would never be able to figure out her age online. So who is at fault for this lack of privacy protection? Ms. Now which one of us is going to do that? 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.

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 Through the film and the accompanying activities, young people are encouraged to understand: 1) Discuss Do you use the internet a lot? Put the sentences in the same order as they happen in the film. 4) Listen to the end again. 5) Summary. Writing activities Choose 1 1) In groups prepare, discuss and take notes to write an advice leaflet or an online guide / webpage giving advice to people called "How to be safe online" 2) Computers are everywhere nowadays. 3) Some people say that the Internet provides people with a lot of valuable information.