The Dangers of a Bad Social Media Footprint

http://irishindependent.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/showlink.aspx?bookmarkid=AM5832UJJCL4&preview=article&linkid=735a8c74-29c5-4973-88cd-5c0db1bb1478&pdaffid=LNqXS04vozarPwd7zyPqbw%3d%3d Irish Independent article 24/03/15 Excellent summary of the difficult situation facing jobseekers today: how their behaviour and communications on social media will be identifed by prospective employers, who now more and more routinely undertake social media monitoring on prospective employees. The depth and breadth of the searches undertaken will be dependent on the seniority…

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Article: Cyber-bullying Among Irish Teenagers

      Link to cyber-bullying article     A definitive article from Marion Flanagan, a tutor at the Anti-Bullying Centre, Dublin City University with an MEd in aggression studies at Trinity College Dublin. A must-read for any parent, teacher or guardian to help them support their children and navigate a path through the issues…

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When young online trolls sent her vile threats, she told their mothers………….

Interesting way of dealing with the problem and hopefully will do some good. For me, the telling statement in this article is: “I think the biggest issue with children effectively being ‘raised’ by social media is that they don’t realise the people they talk to are real people” That unfortunately sums up a key reason…

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Top 20 Countries for Software Piracy

The years roll by, the license models change and develop, but the names remain the same!!   The pervasiveness of online privacy is an acknowledged reality of today’s Internet. Software licensing, security and usage tracking provider V.i. Labs has analyzed customer data to identify where in the world most software piracy and license misuse originates…

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Are you serious, Mr Javid?

  Nov 12 2014 A considered personal opinion, or political opportunism? The UK press was awash this morning with comments from the Culture Minister, Sajid Javid, about how Terrorists and Criminals are exploiting the recent EU ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Court ruling, which provides the right to individuals to seek the removal of online links,…

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