How companies learn what children secretly want
There is a good chance that people and organizations you don’t know are collecting information about them while they are doing their schoolwork. And they may be using this information for purposes that you know nothing about.
In the U.S. and around the world, millions of digital data points are collected daily from children by private companies that provide educational technologies to teachers and schools. Once data are collected, there is little in law or policy that prevents companies from using the information for almost any purpose they wish.
Almost all U.S. middle and high school students use mobile devices. A third of such devices are issued by their schools. Even when using their own devices for their schoolwork, students are being encouraged to use applications and software, such as those with which they can create multimedia presentations, do research, learn to type or communicate with each other and with their teachers.
When children work on their assignments, unknown to them, the software and sites they use are busy collecting data.aMused, FanBoy, MistaP and 1 othersnot like this(~_^) and this o (~_~) o (#~_~) o and (^~^)3 this (o_o) this (6_6) (O_O) and (*_*) (*_o) (o*o)
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