Facebook has more than 845 million active users per month and the number is growing steadily. But is Facebook really your friend? Critics say it destroys the notion of privacy and devalues friendship. But Facebook fans see the social networking site as a tool that enhances life and creates a true global village. Coming up on Big Ideas: an Intelligence Squared debate from the UK.
Is Australia producing too many PhD graduates?
Media mogul, Rupert Murdoch, still wields enormous power, but how wounded is he by the phone hacking scandal?
James, Lilian, Lisa and Ron discuss the recent publicity over Susan Greenfield’s comments in the Daily Mail on the “dangers” of social networking and young people’s brains. Does using social networking sites lead to loneliness and isolation? Do users of Facebook and Twitter feel excluded from society. In this podcast we discuss the furore and the issues.
This is the fifteenth e-Learning Stuff Podcast, Social networking rots your brains.