5 Essential Facts of Digital LifeKids are the creators. It's all about participating, communicating, making music, images, videos, and posting written content. And the content that's there? Kids must be able to know if it's credible or not.
Everything happens in front of a vast, invisible, and often anonymous audience.
Once something is out there, it doesn't go away. Everything leaves a digital footprint.
Information cannot be controlled. Anything can be copied, changed, and shared instantly.
Distance and anonymity separate actions and consequences. Kids think they can get away with unethical or unacceptable behavior because they don't see immediate consequences.
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Our kids use media differently
We may think of our kids' online, mobile, and technological activities as "digital life," but to them, it's just life. Their world is as much about creating media as it is about consuming it. Media devices have converged and become extremely powerful andRead More »from Digital Life: Our Kids' Connected Culture