Social Media

10-year-old professional DJ

September 20, 2013

Probably because I’m a baby-boomer, I will never lose my sense of wonder that this is what’s possible, now – 10-year-olds able not just to dream about the

LinkedIn for teens too

August 22, 2013

LinkedIn has always been the social network site that was closest to the “original” (or pre-Web 2.0) idea of networking – the professional kind. So, since a lot

Media siege mentality: Antidote for parents

July 19, 2013

Over the 15-or-so years I’ve been covering family technology, I’ve noticed a kind of siege mentality that developed among parents about kids’ use of digital

GromSocial.com: By a teen, for teens

July 16, 2013

No pressure or anything, but we’ll be watching GromSocial.com – a social network site for people under 16 – to see if it isn’t one of the best ways for kids

Instagram adds video

June 21, 2013

Facebook’s little photo-sharing app just became a video-sharing app too. Whether they’re using Apple or Android phones, Instagram’s 130 million users can

Pinterest for consuming, curating, producing

June 18, 2013

I love seeing the clear distinction being made by this teacher between consuming vs. producing social media – and the learning value being placed on the producing. Seems
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