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Project RockIT Rocks VSC!

On April 18th, our Year 7 students enjoyed a workshop about cyberbullying, social networking, and online culture.  Rosie and Adam of Project RockIT spent the morning discussing issues involved with using the internet. Their visit was part of the Library’s … Continue reading

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Facebook, Project RockiT and Headspace launch “Be Bold, Stop Bullying”

Love it or hate it, 55% of Australians use Facebook (not to mention other social networking sites). ABC radio recently reported that 1 in every 4 users of social networking sites is exposed to some form of abusive behaviour while … Continue reading

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Social Media: Helping to Connect Families

“Connecting Generations” is a new research study that was carried out by Microsoft and AARP (non-profit organisation representing older Americans). They surveyed and then used focus groups to ask more than 2000 teens, adults and older adults  –  Are online … Continue reading

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Facebook’s Face Recognition and Privacy

Facebook recently introduced a new feature call Tag Suggestions. This feature is possible due to new face-recognition software that scans the image, recognizes peoples’ faces allowing the site to automatically add names to the photo that been uploaded. while this … Continue reading

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Facebook Launches New Family Safety Centre

On April 20th, Facebook announced a powerful set of safety and security resources. These can be found on the Family Safety Center. Take a peek to see what resources are available to help you to stay safe on Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/safetyContinue reading

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