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Be Smart, Be Well.

Publié 24 mai 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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  • Age 22
From installing baby gates to fastening bike helmets and seat belts, parents put their kids' safety first. But once kids hit adolescence, the risks can become less obvious. When it comes to teen dating violence, for example, many parents are blind to the risk and so don't offer the help their children may need. Even when parents recognize teen dating abuse, their attempts to intervene can be off-target and often go ignored.

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From installing baby gates to fastening bike helmets and seat belts, parents put their kids' safety first. But once kids hit adolescence, the risks can become less obvious. When it comes to teen dating violence, for example, many parents are blind to the risk and so don't offer the help their children may need. Even when parents recognize teen dating abuse, their attempts to intervene can be off-target and often go ignored. Given the alarming prevalence of teen dating abuse, all...


A Student From New York Was Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools In America

Publié 5 avril 2014 Avatar S.Justice

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  • Age 12

A 17 year old boy has recently been accepted to all TOP 8 Ivy League Schools in America. We should be so proud that one of our children of 2014 has achieved something really immense, instead of being a typical kid who is interested in all social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr. He decided to take his brain to the next level and read books, study constantly, and go to school. This boy reminds me of my brother, my brother is 21 years old. He is my inspration bec...


Technology - the inventor of Sexting

Publié 7 mars 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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Recently a friend of mine told me how a girl he met on a social network sent him nude pictures of herself for money - which he later sent to his other friends at a hostel. This and many more are yet untold of how teenagers send sexually explicit messages to flirt with someone and how some girls send nude photos of themselves because they were pressured by boys. "Technology, shaped our way of life positively but due to the misinterpretation of its usage, we flirt with its power and a great damage...


Media Education: Make it Happen! @iam_omovbude

Publié 28 février 2014 no picture Victor Ehi-Brown

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Media education is the process through which individuals become media literate - able to critically understand the nature, techniques and impacts of media messages and productions. In Canadian schools, there is a growing awareness for the need to connect classroom learning to the real world and to bring media content into the classroom for analysis, evaluation and discovery. Media education acknowledges and builds on the positive, creative and pleasurable dimensions of popular cu...


Self Exposure: Shared & Gone Viral

Publié 12 février 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...


Does social media and mobile phones enable cyberbullying?

Publié 11 février 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?...


UNICEF Voices of Youth & The Guardian Advertisement Contest

Publié 3 février 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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Marketing & advertising to children (and youth) is a growing business in many parts of the world attracting increasing attention from parents, regulators, business and civil society. Children often have unsupervised access to numerous forms of media: we see advertisements all the time through the T.V., radio, the internet, and even our social media networks. And there are growing concerns about the effects of marketing on children’s physical and mental health. Inappropriate...


Voices of Youth Inspire! "I had to overcome (my) shyness"

Publié 6 janvier 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Your name: My name is Kadiza Kone Your age: 22 years old Where are you originally from and where do you currently live? I grew up in Abidjan, the economical capital of Ivory Coast but I currently live in Accra, Ghana since 2010. According to your business card – what’s your job title? Journalist And how does that compare with what you wanted to do when you were 10 years old? When I was 10 years old, I wanted by all means, to be a TV personality. The t...


Why do we use social media?

Publié 22 novembre 2013 Avatar Emilia Siahaan

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  • Age 20

Social media is kind of a technological thing that is really near to our lives. Technological? I guess it will be too narrow if I said that it is only a technological thing. It has entered other aspects such as education, business, and social life. My country, Indonesia, is one of the countries with the largest users of social media. There are 19.5 million Twitter users, 65 million Facebook users, and 700 thousand Path users. WOW! Such large numbers! Even I am included in those s...


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