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Breaking News Handbook

The rampant misreporting that follows shootings is so predictable On the Media made up a handy Breaking News Consumer's Handbook. Below are some tips for how, "in the wake of a big, tragic story, you can sort good information from bad." They  even made a handy, printable PDF that you can tape to your television or computer monitor the next time yo [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:54+00:00December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Breaking News Handbook

Written in ink

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] [su_quote cite="J. K. Rowling"]The internet has been a boon and a curse for teenagers.[/su_quote] The Las Vegas' "What Happens Here, Stays Here" slogan is one of the more famous taglines in marketing and one of the most quoted, talked about, and recognized ad campaigns in history. If we could come up wi [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:01+00:00August 19th, 2015|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Written in ink

Cyber-hate is no joke

[su_quote cite="Mean Tweet"]No one likes you. Do everyone a favor. Just kill yourself.[/su_quote] [su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] We never expected that our video ‘Kids Read Mean Tweets’ would gain the momentum that it has! As of today, the video has been viewed 1.5 million times on Youtube! We are thrilled that the video is being sha [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:08+00:00March 18th, 2015|Categories: Cyberbullying|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Cyber-hate is no joke

Cyber-Abuse: The Virtual Violent Crime

[dropcap]C[/fusion_dropcap]yber-abusers are solely responsible and accountable for the cruel and heinous devastation they purposely inflict on the lives of their targets. The architects and operators of cyberspace, and the social network systems within it, certainly cannot be blamed for the specific actions of these online criminals. However, just [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:21+00:00January 21st, 2014|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Cyber-Abuse: The Virtual Violent Crime

Raffi Cavoukian’s #lightwebdarkweb

#lightwebdarkweb I knew I was in for an emotional read when I opened the book and stared at the name of the wonderful person it was dedicated to - Amanda Todd. As a parent I thought I was doing something good for my daughter when I allowed her to begin using a computer when she was three. She took to it fast and loved playing the many educational [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:23+00:00October 25th, 2013|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

When a rant goes viral

The Carleton When I was younger and heading downtown to the pubs was a weekly ritual there were much the same problems as there are today: drunks and fights. Halifax is a Navy town with five universities all close to the downtown core. I've been in one or two fisticuffs myself but can say I've never been the guy starting a fight. Just not my thing [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:39+00:00February 18th, 2013|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on When a rant goes viral

App Review – Tweetbot

Tweetbot If you Tweet at all you'll love Tweetbot. THis feature rich Twitter client can be used on a Mac, iPhone, or iPad and it packs a lot of personality. I use it exclusively now on all my devices. It has a meticulously-crafted interface, sounds & animation, as well as multiple timelines & column views. There’s a lot to love about Tweetbot. For [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:41+00:00January 10th, 2013|Categories: Random Posts|Tags: |2 Comments

Most Popular Facebook Photo Ever

As of this writing the most popular Facebook photo of all time has 3,839,534 likes. It's a simple, touching photo, posted to United States President Obama's official Facebook fan page soon after his Electoral College victory became apparent around 11 p.m., features the president embracing his wife, Michelle. The caption accompanying the photo reads [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:43+00:00November 7th, 2012|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Most Popular Facebook Photo Ever

Egypt Protests via Social Media

BBC Network Africa’s Akwasi Sarpong spoke to freelance video journalist, Mohammed Abdul Fatah, who was arrested after being caught up in protests in Egypt’s second city of Alexandria. Much of what is happening in Egypt is being censored. Freelance journalist Mohamed Abdelfattah said to the CBC Tuesday’s protests in Alexandria, [...]

2016-10-21T21:44:10+00:00January 26th, 2011|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Egypt Protests via Social Media