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Social networking ‘damaging school work’ say teachers

Well… further to my previous post, the BBC reports that in a recent survey of 500 teachers half of those who took part said children’s “obsession” with social networking was affecting their ability to concentrate in class. One in four … Continue reading

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Is Facebook Making Us Stupid?

Happiness, distraction and social media (or, Is Facebook making us stupid?) is a well argued and well researched post by Fernando Gross that I found encapsulated many of my ponderings on the subject of the omnipresence of the online world. … Continue reading

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Facebook musings

A couple of Facebook related posts caught my eye today. In Zuckerberg: Non-Evil Non-Genius? Robert Wright reflects on the growth stages of Facebook, and how a sequence of largely unplanned developments became a killer strategy, levering the power of “positive … Continue reading

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Facebook before face-to-face

Today I became friends with a new minister here in Colchester via Facebook before meeting up in person thus creating the perfect opportunity to arrange to, well… meet up in person. In a slightly creepy way Facebook has become almost … Continue reading

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