Exploring youth engagement in a digital age
How could “Bring Your Own Device” work in your setting?
A great deal has been written about the use of “Bring Your Own Device” in educational settings, about how is has the ability to transform young people’s learning, the challenges and benefits that this presents to teachers, schools, young people and parents. But have people been thinking about this could be transferred into different settings?
The benefits of young people using their own devices in education…Continue
Last week Facebook announced changes to their search feature to date with the limited beta release of Graph search. This new feature will allow users to sift through pictures, posts and messages in a way that Facebook states could transform how people use the social network.
Graph search is a return to Facebook’s earliest days, opening up access to material that was always there but making it more readily available. The information that has come directly from Facebook has a big…Continue
The new year is upon us and it is the perfect time to set yourself some new challenges or change the way you use social media, here’s the top ten for 2013 from Online Youth Outreach…
Try something new – sign up to a social network that you haven’t used before. Take time to understand how it works and how it could work for you and your organisation. Google + is to predicted to rise to be the must use service of 2013, and the new myspace will be…Continue
Nielsen – a global information and measurement company, launched their “State of the Media: the social media report 2012” 12th of December. This report is based on a survey completed with 2000 social media users in the US between July and August this year. What initially caught my eye about this report was a tweet about 32% of people aged 18-24 used social networking while in the bathroom – so I thought I’d take a further look!
The report starts by looking at…Continue
Below is a summary of the presentations that took place and some of the key points and questions for the question and…Continue