Bullying or Cyberbullying

How to combat LGBTQ cyberbullying

September 25, 2017

Cyberbullying and online harassment can be an issue for anyone. But it’s especially pernicious for young people who identify or are coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ).

New parental controls are great, but don’t let mom and dad off the hook

April 13, 2017

I love that busy parents can access tools to help them carry out their responsibility to control when and how long their kids can use devices, and make sure they’re using them appropriately. But I hate that, over the years, some companies that market these tools use fear tactics to sell them to parents. I’m also a bit concerned about over-reliance on technology as a substitute for in-person parenting.

Helping Melania Trump fight cyberbullying

November 10, 2016

Melania Trump (Wikimedia Commons) The voters have spoken and Melania Trump is our next first lady. Typically, I wouldn’t give advice to someone about to occupy the east

What you need to know about Musical.ly

August 13, 2016

By Sameer Hinduja This article first appeared on Cyberbullying.org. Musical.ly, an increasingly popular app with tweens and teens, allows individuals to create and share

Domestic violence group releases Tech Safety app

July 26, 2016

The app, which is available for both iOS and Android is mostly educational, but it does have a telephone icon that brings up to a place where you can find and directly call Help hotlines, victim service providers and attorneys.
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