Generation Selfie

Reach out arm, smile, click: another selfie! Add a filter and some Hashtags before it is posted on Facebook, Instagram and co - It's impossible to imagine young people's lives without social media. Read our special feature on social media, data privacy, cyberbullying and media education
  • The fascination of social media

    Why are young people so fascinated by Facebook, YouTube and other social networks? And why are they so keen to present their lives online? We get to the bottom of these questions with media education expert Claudia Lampert

    Photo: Silke Weinsheimer | 2015/2
  • „The Limits of Control“ - The blog of Laura Werner

    Public diary or a stream of advertising? More than 20,000 people read the blog of 19-year-old student Laura Werner

    Photo: Lisa Johanna Thiele | 2015/2
  • Cyberbullying: When the internet becomes a nightmare

    The expert Catarina Katzer explains the answers and much more in an interview

    Photo: Silke Weinsheimer | 2015/2
  • Data is the latest currency

    We are never far away from the Internet these days, even when on the move.Mobile Internet devices have long been part of our everyday lives. The younger generation in particular is constantly online. But should our children use the Internet, and should we let them?

    Author: Joanna Schmölz | Photo: Silke Weinsheimer | 2015/2
  • How can you protect your child?

    Remain on level playing field with your children by getting to grips with chats, apps, games and social media

    Author: Klacksafe | Photo: Silke Weinsheimer | 2015/2
  • Is cyberbullying a crime?

    Three questions to the senior police commissioner Claudia Felden

    Photo: Silke Weinsheimer | 2015/2
  • “Bans alone offer no protection”

    Katja Reim accompanies her eight-year-old daughter on the bumpy road through cyberspace. Together they learn many things on their journey. On her blog, she writes about some of their fun and exciting adventures

    Author: Katja Reim | Photo: Silke Weinsheimer | 2015/2
  • Growing Pains in the YouTube scene

    At VideoDays 2015 in Berlin in May, members of the YouTube scene celebrated themselves for two days straight

    Author & Photo: Silke Brandt | 2015/2