links for 2009-09-09
"An amazing edugame about privacy and security online, presented in the form of overlapping IM windows social network site pages. I can’t begin to list the things it does right. It’s one of the best media literacy projects I’ve ever seen."
"While teens, and the majority of other web users, are aware of threats that exist online, they have a tendency to seem relatively seem distant and remote. With this in mind, Channel 4’s web adventure Smokescreen has just launched, challenging teens to increase their awareness of some internet dangers, while taking part in a 13-part web adventure aimed at 14-16 year olds."