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Digital Citizenship is using technology safely, responsibly, critically, and pro-actively to contribute to the digital society.

The Facts:

  • 30% of the world have access to the Internet.
  • There are more than 250 million users accessing Facebook through their mobile devices.
  • 10% of the world are Social Networking users.
  • 6% of teens receive requests for personal information
  • 54% of teens frequently have private conversations with online strangers through instant messaging
  • 42% of teens said they have posted personal information online
  • 30% of teens reported that they have talked with a cyber stranger about meeting in person
  • 16% of teens discovered that someone online was an adult pretending to be much younger
  • 14% kids have actually met face to face with a person they have met on the Internet
  • Most kids will not report inappropriate Internet contact to their parents because they are afraid of losing Internet privileges
  • Only 6% of teens on social networking sites use privacy controls on their profiles
  • 4,000,000 children are posting content to the Web everyday
 
 

IPad and IPhone Apps Teach About Digital Citizenship

Zero to Eight Ipad APP

Zero to Eight IPad App

Full of the latest facts and figures on media use by children across devices and platforms. Key findings on young children's use of media, the digital divide, TV's domination of young children's time, demographic differences in media use and media multitasking among children.

Netiquette for Kids

A simple but much needed picture book that teacher kids about netiquette and dealing with cyber bullies.

 Garfield

 Internet Safety with Professor Garfield