Wed Jul 10, 2013 15:41

That detail kind of stuck with me for some reason. I guess it was because it had never occurred to me before. Then I thought about it and realized that I did see a lot of females on it and that I personally knew mostly women who were on it. My husband doesn't even do Facebook so I am the only person in the family who is connected to social media at all. As I said, it just didn't occur to me but I don't see it as an issue or a stumbling block. If I taught high school I might use ScoopIt instead. It seems like, while it isn't as well known, something that older kids might be more into. I think they like to stay as far away from adults and social media as possible. I know my niece who is 19 is all over Tumblr and doesn't touch her Facebook account at all anymore.

  • Re: Pinterest - Lindsay Aaron, Wed Jul 10 15:32
    It is always nice to work with something that you are familiar with. It is also great to think about the parents and teachers and their access with the program. Pinterest is probably one of the... more
    • Thanks! - lohrmk, Wed Jul 10 15:41
      • Re: Thanks! - Anonymous, Wed Jul 10 18:17
        Yes, I know what you mean. Many teenagers like to distance theirselves from popular times of media due to the access adults may have to the programs. I think I will look into ScoopIt! I have seen... more
        • RE: RE: Thanks! - lohrmk, Wed Jul 10 19:34
          I also had read about it not being very user-friendly. I do plan on checking it out and using it. Even Pinterest was kind of confusing to me at first but once I got the hang of it, it was a lot... more
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