Media and Press

PRACTICING DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP: A Social Media Test Drive

Watch our webinar on Social Media TestDrive, presented by project leads Professor Natalie Bazarova and Professor Janis Whitlock.

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Kids ‘test drive’ social media in new interactive simulations

Educators across the country can now use interactive tutorials to teach elementary and middle schoolers how to participate positively in social media – while simultaneously learning to navigate some of its potential perils.

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Kids can test drive social media safely with new simulations

“Social media is a nearly ubiquitous part of growing up for most modern teenagers […] creating proactive ways to prepare kids for conscientious, positive and safe ways of interacting online is critical.”

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Test-Drive Social Media for Digital Citizenship

It shouldn't come as a surprise that teenagers are highly engaged with social media. But how do we prepare teens to become prosocial, productive members of the digital world before they enter it?

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Cornell’s Social Media Lab Develops Social Media Education Program for Adolescents

With children being exposed to the vast and thrilling world of social media earlier and earlier, a team is currently developing Social Media TestDrive, an educational platform to help adolescents navigate this risky but rewarding realm.

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