Monthly Archives: October 2013

Facebook Violence

Facebook’s return to allowing violent video clips to be shared is a nail in the coffin for innovative schools wanting to make a case for the use of Facebook in a safe educational context. I have over 13 years in the Information Technology field with many of these working with schools to assist in developing ICT strategies and delivering solutions. A substantial part of this work has included e-Safety planning and service delivery. There are many excellent case studies, which positively demonstrate that social networks, including Facebook, do have a pedagogical place when managed well. I’m confident that Facebook’s revised policy will be damaging in the schooling context.

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