Elias Between Two Worlds - Ep.8 - Social Media
Over the past few years, social media has become a ubiquitous part of the lives of children and teens. Using various digital platforms is second nature for these so-called digital natives, be it for staying connected with friends, sharing opinions and interests, or keeping up-to-date with favorite celebrities.
Geolocation: Are your kids telling the whole world where they are?
Fake news, in various forms, has been around as long as news itself. It’s a serious problem but there is also a light side. Have a look at this April Fool’s Day hoax from 1957. Think about this – a well-respected national broadcaster, in a more conservative time, used a serious current affairs show (Panorama) to play a joke on British citizens.
What did you dream of becoming when you were a kid? A doctor? A teacher? A pilot or an astronaut? A recent survey of 2000 parents of 11- to 16-year-olds shows that doctors (18%) are still number one on the dream job list. However, they are closely followed by social media influencers (17%) and more specifically, YouTubers (14%).