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Fake news about ‘Blue Whale’ suicides is dangerous

July 13, 2017

I have heard from numerous child safety experts who tell me that stories such as “the dangerous game has been linked to at least 130 teen deaths,” as reported in the British tabloid The Sun, are grossly exaggerated. And, it turns out that  most of the initial stories about Blue Whale originated as fake news from Russia.

Most teens can step away from social media

May 7, 2017

58 percent of teens say they take breaks from social media while another 23 percent say they want to take a break. And these aren’t necessarily short breaks. Half the teens said they stayed away from social media for a week or longer,

Facebook beefs up safety staff

May 3, 2017

After some horrific events on Facebook Live, including suicides and reports of a murder, Facebook is adding another 3,000 people to its worldwide support staff. The company
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