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Youth Perspective on Technology
December 13, 2005
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> Philippines had one of the lowest levels of
telephone penetration in Asia.
1 telephone for every 100 people.
> Dial Up is commonly used
> Internet Café is the growth driver 38%
> 6.3 Million internet gamers by 2008*
*International Data Corporation
> Integrating online access to daily life is fast increasing
> Dial-up is out > Broadband is in
> Move to UNWIRE > WiFi
> Looming explosion of WiFi enabled
PDAs and phones
> One-third of American Internet users now have broadband connection
> Number of broadband connections in Europe increased by 136% over
the last 12 months
> More Americans than ever before were on the Internet -- 78 percent of the
population -- and their use of the medium rose to an average of 13.3 hours a
> Internet has overtaken television as the most heavily used medium
amongst boys in HK
> AOL has found that Internet is now the primary communication tool for
> 20% of European seniors now have access to the Internet
> "Always on" broadband Internet hook-ups are transforming American life,
empowering grass roots politics, molding new work and shopping habits and
bringing far flung families closer
> There are 24million mobile Phone subscribers
> There are 4.5 million Internet subscribers
> Around 80,000 people are on broadband
> Broadband is growing at a rate of
100% every year
Online Gaming Capital of SEA.
- Web Surfing
- Reading News
- Chat (webcam)
- On-line Gaming***
> Kids learn how to use the internet
> Social Interaction = improves confidence
> Enhancement of math skills.
> Playing as a motivation for studying
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> Download anti-spyware software such as
Privacy Keyboard or Spy Sweeper and regularly
run this on the computer before you play.
Ask the café admin/owner for assistance.
> Keep your username and password to yourself.
Change your password regularly, and make it
hard to guess.
> Examine the item carefully, making sure it’s the one
you really want and not a look alike.
do get scammed. You should also make a record if
you sell items so you’re protected if someone
accuses you of scamming.
> Don’t accept suspicious items from people you don’t
know. There’s no such thing as a free lunch.
> NEVER give your password to anyone