DIGITAL LITERACIES

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....DIGITAL LITERACY IS IMPORTANT

As part of our HaileyburyX Digital Literacies course we thought we'd create a quiz about some of the the apps and services we use all of the time.

Some of the questions are easy, some are harder, but all of them are on topics that you might like to learn about. 

TAKE OUR DIGITAL LITERACY QUIZ

This quiz tests your knowledge of digital applications and services. Some of the questions are easy, some of them might be a bit harder. They cover social media, video apps, messaging, audio apps and games. 

We'll give you 1 point for each correct answer and at the end of the quiz we'll provide you with the correct answers and some things you might want to read. 



SOCIAL MEDIA: How many characters are allowed in a Tweet?




SOCIAL MEDIA: Which social network does not provide selfie filters?




SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook was originally targeted at which group of users?




SOCIAL MEDIA: How long does the average user spend on social media each day?




SOCIAL MEDIA: Who are the most active social media users by time spent each day?




SOCIAL MEDIA: Which is the most popular social media app for those aged 18-24?




VIDEO: A user on YouTube is reporting their experience at the scene of a crime. Warning of graphic images is provided at the beginning of the video and the graphic images and sounds are thoroughly blurred. The video is titled “My Experience - Crime in my Neighborhood.” Would this video violate the YouTube Community Guidelines that prohibit “Violent or graphic content intended to shock or disgust viewers”?


VIDEO: A video is posted of a makeup tutorial and the camera is zoomed out with a child in the center of the frame. A user posts comments on her video and says “You look good! You should dm me.‘’ Would this meet the community guidelines?



VIDEO: A user uploads a video sharing his thoughts on the benefits of smoking weed for adults. He features clips of himself smoking in the video. The video does not contain any information on where to purchase weed. Does this video violate community guidelines?


VIDEO: Are the following products allowed to be advertised on YouTube either directly or by posting links to sites that sell them?




VIDEO: YouTube operates a strikes system where users are found to have violated guidelines. How many strikes are there?


VIDEO: After your first strike, on YouTube for how long are you unable to upload content?


VIDEO: How long does a strike remain on your channel in YouTube?




VIDEO: What is the minimum age for having a YouTube account?

VIDEO: What is the most popular YouTube channel in 2020?




MESSAGING: How many text messages, using SMS, are sent a day worldwide?

MESSAGING: Which messaging platform has the most users?




MESSAGING: On Snapchat, how long are messages kept before they are erased?

MESSAGING: On Snapchat, how long are photos viewable for?

MESSAGING: What personal details do you need to set up a Kik messenger account?




MESSAGING: WhatsApp allows group video calling. How many people can be in a call?




GAMING: The average gamer is how old?

GAMING: What is the most polar video gaming platform?




GAMING: What proportion of gamers are female?

GAMING: What proportion of gamers play collaboratively with users in multiplayer games?




AUDIO: When using Alexa and Google Home smart speakers, when do they stop listening?

AUDIO: How many people use smart speakers in the US?




AUDIO: Do Amazon, Google and Apple store recordings of your interactions with them?

AUDIO: What proportion of children interact with a voice activated assistant?





AUDIO:  Alexa skills allow users to interact with hardware, apps and games through voice commands. Are there specific skills for children?