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Best Practices for Social Media Safety






Take a look at this article for some tips on social media safety.

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With the emergence of new technologies and the access students now have to the Internet, it’s no surprise that social media safety has become a more pressing issue, both in and out of schools. According to a 2014 Pew Research Center study, 3 in 5 responding students reported being harassed on a social media platform, 1 in 4 witnessed someone being physically threatened, and 1 in 11 were stalked on social media. Most students have no idea what their online rights are and are reticent to let a teacher or parent know when they’re facing challenges online.

What steps can we take to help protect students when they’re using social media?

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http://www.techlearning.com/resources/0003/best-practices-around-social-media-safety/70449

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