What We’re Reading: UK Censorship, How Teens Spend Time Online, Is Facebook Still Hip?

Posted on 26. Jul, 2013 by in For Parents, For Teachers

By Lynette Owens

Week of July 22, 2013

To help you keep up with what’s going on with kids, families, schools, and technology, we’ve compiled a list of interesting stories our team’s been reading over the past week.  What have you been reading? Tell us below or Tweet @TrendISKF

  • David Cameron’s ban on porn in the UK in the interest of children is met with criticism based on a review of other country’s attempts to choose censorship first
  • Techcrunch also weighed in, calling the ban in the UK “ridiculous”
  • NEW STUDY: In other news, a recent study shows young people increased the amount of media they consumed by more than one hour and a half to almost 7½ a day between 2004 and 2009, which means teaching kids to use the Internet safely and responsibly is more important than ever
  • And lastly, is Facebook still hip with teens?  Facebook says yes, but a Pew Internet study says otherwise. A few perspectives:

See you next week!

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