Tag Archives: Its There For Life

WEB SAFETY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

April 6, 2016

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People joke that along with water, food and air, the internet is now one of life’s basic needs. Nobody can deny that the internet is useful. It plays a vital role in education, work, social lives and many other of life’s domains. For one group in particular, the internet is especially powerful. People with disabilities […]

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CYBER CRIMES

June 11, 2015

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The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has a page for victims of cyber-bullying. It says: Talk to Someone Keep a Record Stay Positive Try to work it out yourself (if it’s safe) Block the bully and don’t respond. Now, don’t get me wrong, this is all good advice. But there is one piece […]

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CYBER AFFIRMATION vs CYBER BULLYING

March 31, 2015

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Real talk: I know cyber-bullying is an uncomfortable topic – hell, I feel uncomfortable just writing the words! When I hear ‘cyber-bullying’, what I think about are cheesey videos telling me not to talk to pedophiles and the not-so-subtle positioning of the family computer where my parents watch my little bro playing Minecraft. Unfortunately for […]

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TOP 10 WAYS TO INTERNET

January 12, 2015

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…Like A Rookie. 1. Do you make sure that when sending your phone number to someone, you never just send it in a private message? If so, you’re off to a good start. Always ensure personal details are broadcast loud and clear to the entire Internet audience, a la Charlie Sheen attempting to send Justin […]

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THE POWER OF A SCREENSHOT

January 6, 2015

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We’ve all done it… sent an unflattering SnapChat and had it screenshot by one of your so-called friends. And yes, we’ve all been that so-called friend who screenshots the moment in your SnapChat friend’s life where they are at their ugliest. But how can you prevent one of these screenshots getting into the wrong hands? […]

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HOW MANY FRIENDS DO YOU REALLY HAVE?

December 16, 2014

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As the world matures, and as we develop technology further, there are various social networking tools that are being brought to our attention. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are only a few of the possibilities. I think that these ideas are genius but there are a few downfalls to them. There is a certain amount of […]

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4 REASONS WHY YOUR ONLINE PRIVACY SETTINGS SHOULD BE AS UP TO DATE AS YOUR STUDY HABITS

September 25, 2014

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(… always completed on time, right?) Study habits are hard to maintain. You have to be constantly reviewing and checking your work, so to remain on top of all your studies and stay in the good books of your teachers. While homework can be a pain, it is vital in succeeding through your school life. […]

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THE AGE OF ANONYMITY

August 12, 2014

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  “I’ve never had so many friends; I’ve never felt so alone.” –Postsecret The digital age is among us, bringing with it unlimited sharing, anonymity and pseudonyms. The façades we create on our Facebook pages are stripped of all structural integrity and remain a flimsy projected image of our ideal self. We’re logged in, checked […]

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