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The first public Amplified Leicester meeting will feature Leicester-based social media consultant Josie Fraser, who will speak on Amplified Individual: Is Privacy Dead?

Being present and collaborating online is increasingly part of our daily social and economic lives. The ability to connect with others, to share information and communicate at professional and organisational levels across technological platforms have been identified as critical skills for the future workplace and of the amplified individual. This talk looks at the impacts and current discussions about what being so visible online has on our understanding of personal privacy and what being an amplified individual might mean terms of shifting social practices.

Josie Fraser is an independent Social and Educational Technologist. Her recent work has included delivering the Government's national guidance to schools on cyberbullying. She has worked in association with Bebo, Facebook, Google, and Yahoo!, supporting educators in the evaluation and understanding of of social networking services. She also works with the Higher Education sector exploring how social media tools and practices can be used for collaboration across universities and to establish frameworks of practice. Her work focuses on the role digital identities and communities can play in facilitating learning and social participation.

Added by josiefraser on April 16, 2010

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