Helping kids learn about Virtual Lives – Gaming and Networking.

Tuesday the 8th of February 2011 is Safer Internet Day.  Safer Internet Day is organised by Insafe to promote safer and more responsible use of mobile and online technology for children and young people around the world. Insafe are Co-funded by The European Union. This is the 8th year that Safer Internet Day will be celebrated, last year saw 500 events in 65 countries worldwide. Each year Insafe chooses a different theme for people to base the activities on. This year is its Virtual lives, and the slogan is – Its more than a game, its your life.  Virtual lives: […]

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Facebook Allowing Apps To Access Users Phone Numbers and Addresses (update – not cancelled)

When you are going to allow a Facebook application now you might see this … … as Facebook has now allowed developers access to your private information. As announced on the developers blog page on Saturday here.   See updated information at the end.  As you see can see its not only allowing the application access to your basic information but also your current address and mobile phone number. Of course you can just click don’t allow on the permissions page (if you notice it)  or you can make sure that this personal information isn’t on Facebook in first place, which would be my advice.  To make […]

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