The use of social networking applications has grown exponentially especially among K-12 students. This has put the use of social media in the classroom at the forefront of challenges educators face. Banning social media in schools completely deprives students of its benefits while allowing unmanaged access increases the risk of exposing students to inappropriate content, cyberbullying and other threats. iPrism Social Media Security gives schools granular control over popular social networking applications, making social media in education an asset rather than a liability.iPrism helps you enforce schools policies with granular control over social media in the classroom:
Granular Policy Enforcement - Includes standard policy templates or you can customize your own, with the ability to add unlimited policies, or text-based rules per your school's requirements.
Governs Popular Social Media Applications - Includes monitoring and blocking of the most popular social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, and others. Allows students to use social media in education, while protecting them from cyberbullying, inappropriate content and other threats.
Application Level Alerting and Content - When a policy violation is detected, the user receives a message within the application itself. If someone using social networking tries to post policy-governed content, a block message appears alerting them that the content is not allowed.
Prevents Cyberbullying and Student Self-harm - Provides visibility into student interactions with social media in the classroom , giving educators the opportunity to detect and prevent cyberbullying, student self-harm and other critical risks to student well-being. It enables schools to mitigate problems before they escalate.
Comprehensive Reporting - Includes comprehensive reporting of interactions via social media in the school to helps insure AUP and regulatory compliance enforcement.