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Displaying items by tag: Youth

Friday, 08 October 2021 12:57

Youth doing it tough in search for jobs

A newly published survey on 2021 global youth unemployment in several sectors including tech, has revealed that 26% of youth have spent the past 12 months job searching, with 67.9% citing ‘little or no work experience’ as one of their main barriers to employment.

Published in Recruitment

Social media is a big hit with those under 18, but India is proposing a law to prohibit the likes of Google, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and more from tracking, and targeting advertising to, this audience.

Published in Technology Regulation
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 11:35

SAP announces 2015 Young ICT Explorer winners

Recognising Australia's ICT skills are of growing importance to Australia's economic prosperity SAP Australia has been on the search for Young ICT Explorers. The winners have been announced.

Published in Education

If you’re worried about gaining weight a simple daily text message on your mobile phone or a weekly email could be part of the answer to getting rid of those extra kilos.

Published in Health
Thursday, 21 August 2014 11:56

Victoria to introduce sexting laws

Victoria is set to introduce new sexting laws in a bid to bring them up to date with modern technology, and ensure teens won't be placed on the sex offenders register.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 16:20

Young ICT Explorers competition gets big boost

Aussie kids are set to learn more about ICT careers and what they can offer, thanks to more co-operation between government program Digital Careers and multinational enterprise firm SAP which today announced further support of the annual Young ICT Explorers competition.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 12 August 2013 14:06

Facebook "no longer cool" says 13 year old

Facebook is on the outer, at least with teens, according to a scathing blog post from a 13 year old New York teenager.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 07:57

Nomophobia crippling our youth

90% of Aussies under 30 are suffering from "nomophobia", the fear of having no mobile phone, according to a new survey.

Published in Mobility
Monday, 22 August 2011 13:42

Aussie parents failing the tech test

Australia's parents are struggling to keep their kids safe online due to a lack of tech knowledge, according to new research.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 14:23

Tweens taken for a ride by Twilight trick

Teenage Facebook users are falling victim to a scam related to hit film Twilight: Breaking Dawn, with their accounts being compromised and then sending the scam onto their friends.

Published in Home Tech

Research released today reveals significant benefits to young people through social networking, which helps them to build relationships with the world around them and increases their sense of community and belonging.'¨'¨

Published in Home Tech

Some of Australia's internet superpowers are combining to fight cyber bullying, in the form of a new cyber-safety committee that will be available for public observation.

Published in Home Tech

A day after the announcement that Google will soon be launching its Election 2010 initiatives with Federal politicians, its own engineers and amongst others, YouTube videos from the public, comes the announcement that VibeWire Youth Inc has joined forces with YouTube so 'citizen reporters' can 'report the election their way'. Will it get your vote?

Published in Entertainment
Monday, 14 September 2009 10:03

Facebook's a riot, literally

Fresh from saving two girls from an Adelaide drain, the changing face of Facebook has taken another turn after the website was used to organise a racially-charged riot in NSW last week.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 03 August 2009 10:40

AIMIA unveils web history project

The Australian Interactive Media Industry Association (AIMIA) has unveiled its new History of the Australian Web Project, revealing that the youth-oriented social networking website, Bebo.com, has had a significant impact on Australian use of the Internet over the past nine years, and that Internet usage overall grew even faster than penetration.




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