Lightweb Darkweb: Three Reasons To Reform Social Media Before It Re-Forms Us

Lightweb Darkweb: Three Reasons To Reform Social Media Before It Re-Forms Us

by Raffi Cavoukian
     
 

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Lightweb Darkweb makes the case for the critical need to reform social media, especially for young users. Its author, Raffi Cavoukian, the renowned singer, Raffi, is also a writer, systems thinker, and founder of the Centre For Child Honouring. He offers three reasons for social media reform: safety, intelligence, and sustainability. A response to the suicide of

Overview

Lightweb Darkweb makes the case for the critical need to reform social media, especially for young users. Its author, Raffi Cavoukian, the renowned singer, Raffi, is also a writer, systems thinker, and founder of the Centre For Child Honouring. He offers three reasons for social media reform: safety, intelligence, and sustainability. A response to the suicide of Vancouver teen Amanda Todd after years of online harassment, and dedicated to her, Lightweb Darkweb is a call for sanity in the digital age:

• social media providers must make systemic changes for young users safety
• parents need to regulate their kids’ screen time and social media use
• society can optimize the benefits of the Internet only by reducing its shadow of social, ecological and health hazards.

Lightweb Darkweb highlights children’s developmental needs as a key missing consideration in the digital revolution. The result is a much-needed book for our times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780986644610
Publisher:
Troubadour Records, Limited
Publication date:
07/01/2013
Pages:
177
Sales rank:
1,160,783
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

For millions of fans, Raffi’s music was the soundtrack of their childhood. These “beluga grads” now share his songs with their own kids. Raffi has been described by the Washington Post and the Toronto Star as the most popular children’s entertainer in the western world, and Canada’s all time children’s champion. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including Member of the Order Of Canada. Raffi is a tech enthusiast, entrepreneur, and ecology advocate. He holds three honorary degrees and is a member of the Club of Budapest

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