Search Results : snaptrends

Apr 242016
 April 24, 2016  Posted by  Surveillance, Youth & Schools

I’ve previously noted (snarkily, of course) the use of SnapTrends software by Orange County Public Schools in Florida to monitor students’ social media activities. Well, it seems they’re pleased as punch with the results of their monitoring. So much so that they’re renewing the contract for the software. Details of [Read More…]

Jul 282015
 July 28, 2015  Posted by  Online, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Oh, FFS. Seriously. Amanda Ober reports: Controversy surrounds the school district’s decision to monitor students’ and teachers’ social media posts. Orange County Public Schools has started monitoring students’ and teachers’ social media posts with a new software program called “Snaptrends.” It allows the school district to search thousands of posts [Read More…]

May 292015
 May 29, 2015  Posted by  U.S., Youth & Schools

From the it’s-for-the-kids dept.: Daniel Dahm reports: The Orange County school district is now monitoring students’ social media messages in an effort to curb cyberbullying, crime on campus and suicide. Orange County Public Schools announced Thursday that it has acquired software to monitor social media “to proactively prevent, intervene and [Read More…]