STAYING CONNECTED THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA
Facebook – social media
Google+ - social media
Instagram – photos
Twitter – witting in 140 characters of less
Pinterest – visual bookmarks – can pin groups - share
Blogger - blog
Wordpress - blog
Tumblr - blog
Vine – 6 second videos
You Tube - videos
SnapChat – message photos – can be see only for 10 seconds
ask.fm – ask questions and have people answer - anonymous
whisper – send messages to others anonymously
kik – instant messanger
Flckr – share photos
Poof – hide apps
Skype – video phone calls
Oovoo – video phone calls
Facetime – video phone calls
lds.org – church website
BECOMING MEDIA SAVY:
1. Become aware of how and what media is being used within the home.
2. Be mindful of what is being consumed.
3. Plan media free time.
4. Seek out the best, reject the bad.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAMILY RULES ABOUT TECHNOLOGY?
Have you discussed it with your children?
to get information about an app and parent reviews:
to check the truth about stories circulating online:
METADATA (Information about where and when your photo was taken)
to see how various websites manage metadata:
to see various ways to remove metadata from photos:
FREE WEB FILTERING SERVICE:
www.opendns.com - free but must sign up for an account – works for anyone using your wireless
HELPFUL ARTICLES ABOUT SOCIAL MEDIA FROM THE CHURCH:https://www.lds.org/church/news/how-to-create-your-own-lds-blog