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Media guidelines for reporting on youth risk surveys
There is an old saying that figures don’t lie but liars figure. That’s a good thing to keep in mind when examining how some companies market the results of surveys. OK, perhaps lying is too strong a term, but I’ve seen ...

Social media snapshot: Indonesia
About a third, or 82 million, of Indonesia’s 250 million+ people are online, LaPrensaSA.com reports (via the EFE news service). That’s twice as many Internet users in “the world’s third-largest democratic country” since about a year ago, based on 2013 ...

Resources & Safety Tips

Tips for strong, secure passwords
Tips to prevent teen sexting
Tips to help stop cyberbullying
Tips for smart videogaming
Virtual world safety tips for parents of teens
Cellphone safety tips

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