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Choose Not to Bully

A little over a week ago, the Huffington Post wrote an article about the Youth Service America Top 25 Most Powerful and Influential Young People in the World. Reading about twelve-year old Olivia Bouler who has managed to raise $200,000 for environmental…

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Why Facebook Wants Your Young Child To Join Their Network

Great article by industry expert, Linda Criddle. Original article http://ilookbothways.com/2012/06/07/why-would-facebook-want-to-enroll-children-in-a-service-built-with-little-regard-for-adult-safetyprivacysecurity-for-the-money/ _____________________________________________________________________ A floundering Facebook is under increased pressure to shore up their revenue and flat per user minutes. So it was no surprise to see the Wall Street Journal report that…

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The NCAA, Social Media and Your Teen

My two younger boys, who are still in middle school, are intently focused on playing collegiate sports. When I read about the recent news of the NCAA sanctions against the University of North Carolina’s football program (due to what was…

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What One Little Person Can Do

I wanted to share something that inspired me: the lyrics to this song, and a performance by a sweet group of elementary school children. Each of us can have an impact. Whether we’re child safety advocates, privacy experts, teachers, aunts, uncles, grandparents, or a parent…One…

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Our Kids Demand Better Technology!

What kind of technology does the future hold for our children?  Not sure, but apparently the current market isn’t good enough. Check out the latest tech reviews from our young experts! Apple is no match for this kid. If they…

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and honestly, it couldn’t come at a better time.  The recent tragic story of Tyler Clementi—the Rutgers freshman who committed suicide after his sexual encounter was streamed online—has triggered national attention towards bullying and…

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How Risky Is Your Digital Behavior?

I was browsing Linda Criddle’s Online Safety blog when I came across this interesting tool.  It’s a Digital Privacy Quiz created by the ACLU.  Essentially what the quiz does is show you the impact you have on your privacy when…

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The Internet’s Most Precarious Celebrities

Letting our guard down is the last thing we want to do when it comes to searching around on the Internet.  Whether we’re searching for entertainment like fashion or music, or something more serious like answers to health questions that…

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