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Digital Society - Social Networks - General - Articles

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Browse the lists below to find resources to help you deliver this section of #digitalstudies

Resources are not added in any order; however, to make it easier to find something that you can use in the classroom, each column can be sorted by simply clicking on the top row.



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Article   BBC News:  Digital tools 'to save languages'  

Facebook, YouTube and even texting will be the salvation of many of the world's endangered languages, scientists believe.

Of the 7,000 or so languages spoken on Earth today, about half are expected to be extinct by the century's end.

Globalisation is usually blamed, but some elements of the "modern world", especially digital technology, are pushing back against the tide.

Article   BBC Click:  How can social networks make money?  

With social networks now big business, what can the companies do to turn free services into hard cash?

  @BBCClick @teachesict
Article   Guardian:  Technology has always been blamed in times of unrest  

In Los Angeles in 1992 it was TV. In France in 2005 it was text messages. This time it was Twitter and BlackBerry Messenger

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Article   Pew Internet Reports:  Teens, Social Networks, Privacy and Parents  

Social media use has become so pervasive in the lives of American teens that having a presence on a social network site is almost synonymous with being online. Fully 95% of all teens ages 12-17 are now online and 80% of those online teens are users of social media sites. Many log on daily to their social network pages and these have become spaces where much of the social activity of teen life is echoed and amplified—in both good and bad ways

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