All posts tagged with: Internet Safety

How To Instagram on VOY

Posted February 3, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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What do I need to make an Instagram video? Smartphone (Ideally with internet access) – you can upload it right away! Instagram Video Mobile Application which you can download for free. If you don't have Instagram yet, but want to download it to your smartphone: Download for Android and Download for Apple How do I record a video? - Tap on the record button at the bottom of the app - Switch from camera to video! - Press and hold the red record button...


How to Create a Vine on VOY

Posted February 3, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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What do I need to make a Vine? 1. Smartphone (Ideally with internet access) – you can upload it right away! 2. Vine Mobile Application: You can download this for free at not cost from iTunes for Apple Smartphones and GooglePlay for all Smartphones using the Android Operating System. Download Vine here: Download for Android and Download for Apple Any Tips for VOY Vines? Vines are 6 seconds Express how you feel about about any one of our 7 topic...


VO-Vine!

Posted February 4, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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The VOY team got together to make our first Vine today. It only took us 6 seconds and one attempt…well maybe longer. Share your Vines VOY-style: http://bit.ly/1eMRAjK. Check out the resources if you need help planning. We learned planning is key!


When you post online, you post to the world

Posted February 5, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) sets out the rights that all children have. Even though it was adopted by the United Nations in 1989, before the Internet and mobile phones were widely available, it remains relevant today. So what do your rights mean in the digital age? How do you become a responsible digital citizen? Have you ever encountered these scenarios? BE CONSIDERATE: You have the right to express your views and opinions on social networks, blogs and...


Does social media and mobile phones enable cyberbullying?

Posted February 11, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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The internet provides us with so many opportunities to socialize, entertain ourselves and learn; but there is also an unpleasant side. In recent years more and more people have been paying attention to the issue of ‘cyberbullying’ – which is bullying that takes place using digital tools like mobile phones and computers. What do you think... 1. Do you think that social media and the use of mobile phones is making it easier for young people to bully one another?...


Self Exposure: Shared & Gone Viral

Posted February 12, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Social media and the internet allows us to share videos, music, information, and photos. We can share these with hundreds, thousands, and sometimes millions of people- without us even knowing. Sometimes when you share with someone you trust, they may break that trust and share it others. What you would do? - Have you ever shared a photo online, like this girl in the video? - Based on your own experiences, is this an issue in your community? - Let's choose a different...


How would you raise awareness?

Posted February 13, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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The UNICEF Convention on the Rights of the Child supports the protection of the child's "privacy, family, or correspondence" as well as protection from "unlawful attacks on his or her honor and reputation." Can we have a better internet for all? After watching this clip, we might be disturbed at how others treat and respond to the girl. What are some ways you could creatively raise awareness about self-exposure, bullying, and how to use social media online?


The dangers of social networks

Posted March 10, 2014 no picture Ellie

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Social networking sites haven’t been around for too long but their popularity among kids and young adults is strong. When I was younger, I remember grownups informing me and other kids of the dangers in social networks and what dire consequences it could have if you left too much information about yourself online. Today despite all the shocking stories we hear on the news and other media people aren’t as careful as they should be. Background checks and identity theft...


The rising tide of cyber abuse

Posted March 12, 2014 no picture Babygirl_ Connect_ South Africa

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Source: https://soundcloud.com/vibe-fm-young-reporters/tnn...

Cyber abuse is continuing to rise around the world and seems to be affecting young people and children a lot more. However, there are ways to protect our youth against this so that they enjoy the benefits that the internet provides. The young reporters in South Africa have become aware of this and wish to raise awareness in their communities through the medium of radio about the effects of cyber abuse. Take a listen.


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