Parents who have seen "To Catch a Predator" ask how much they should be worrying about their social-networking kids. Here are some facts.
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Larry Magid talks about new research that suggests we re-think Internet safety education.
Teens and their parents need to know bad things can happen when inappropriate, "user-generated" content is uploaded or sent around unwisely.
We talk to parents a lot about safety on the social Web, so you guys deserve to know what we're saying.
Larry talks with "Susan," 14, and her mom "Joanne" (names changed to protect their privacy).
A new study gets a little more granular about teen sexting and cyberbullying practices.
Study finds kids use mobile phones to cheat at school, but are schools cheating kids.
How kids act on and off-line is has more to do with risk than what technology they use
NetFamilyNews – by Anne Collier
- Zooming in on social norms (sidebar)
- Beginning of the end of #purge, revenge porn or social cruelty?
- For our kids & ourselves: Presence in a digital age
- Manage Net risk but focus more on opportunities: Researchers
- Proposed ‘rightful’ framework for Internet safety
- Social media in Saudi schools … sort of
- Textbook case of what NOT to do in teen sexting cases
- Breadth of videogames’ benefits to kids may surprise
Analysis & News – by Larry Magid
- Don’t let stalkers or abusers and creeps track your phone’s location
- Let’s stop persecuting ‘Auschwitz selfie girl’ for smiling at a camera
- EFF launches free Privacy Badger for Firefox and Chrome to block hidden trackers
- Privacy and security tips for newly-minted college students
- Google to stop labeling apps with in-app purchases as ‘free’
- Home automation and ‘Internet of things’ is great — but think about privacy and security
- Time for public to weigh in on ‘net neutrality’
- The ‘real world’ is a lot more dangerous than cyberspace