By Warren J. Blumenfeld: While studying a number of bullying prevention programs, I find that, while providing good overall theoretical and conceptual foundations and strategies for prevention and reduction of incidents, some crucial components are still missing. We must also discuss and examine the social and cultural contexts wherein bullying attitudes and behaviors often stem. […]
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Guest post by Justin W. Patchin Without a doubt, parents have a duty to do their part to ensure that their kids do not bully others. They need to regularly remind their kids about the importance of treating others the way they would want to be treated. They should talk about how some things we […]
Some tips from News Corp/MySpace’s chief security officer for keeping your computer, home network, and personal information secure year-round
Hemanshu Nigam, Chief Security Officer and SVP News Corp., points out the best child-online-safety measure there ever was.
Family tech expert Robin Raskin points out that parents are using Facebook to check out the friends and activities of their children at college and says, “Give them some space!”
Ernie Allen, CEO of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, welcomes you to ConnectSafely and warns parents about risks kids face.
Donna Rice Hughes, chairman and president of Enough Is Enough, argues for a law that would help law enforcement and social sites “keep predators at bay.”
John Carr, Internet safety adviser to the British government, explains that it is possible for government, industry and safety groups to work together for the benefit of children.
Adam Thierer of the Progress and Freedom Foundation in Washington, D.C., says that parents, not the government, should be in charge of children’s Internet use.
Safer Internet Day 2105
- Students: The one group missing from student data privacy laws and bills
- Emotional spring cleaning helps develop grit
- Social contexts of youth bullying
- Most teens don’t use anonymous apps but here’s advice for those who do
- New Flickr 4.0 will store ALL your family photos for free and help you find and organize them
- Let’s not create a moral panic over ‘Game of 72′ rumors of disappearing kids
- Site shows publicly available information based on your phone number
- Controversial anonymous app Secret to close
- ConnectSafely releases A Parents’ Guide to Student Data Privacy
- Curious launches free ‘lean-back’ online courses
- The policy of student data privacy
- News & views from ConnectSafely: April 23, 2015
- Cyberbullying is not a joke: Celebrities and public figures can make a difference
- Facebook’s Scrapbook encourages photos of children, but think before you post
- Pew Survey: Reports of Facebook’s demise among teens greatly exaggerated