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Facebook Privacy Chart for Adults

  Privacy Settings Chart for Adults  Instructions: Click on any link in the left column to be taken directly to the Facebook page to configure that setting. If you’re not already logged-in you’ll be asked to provide a user name and password the first time only. If  you are uncomfortable entering your password based on […]

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Facebook Privacy Chart for Teens

Recommended Facebook Privacy Settings for Teens Facebook’s default privacy settings are not for everyone – especially minors – which is why the service allows users to customize their settings. The following chart shows ConnectSafely’s recommendations for most teens. We realize that not all teens have the same level of maturity and that not all parents […]

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From real emails to fake profiles on Facebook

To avoid cyberbullying vulnerability, kids shouldn’t share email addresses, passwords, or cellphones with peers.

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Cyberbullying: Can schools intervene?

A tragic suicide case in Ohio two years ago raises an important question whose answer seems intuitive but isn’t universally clear. Here’s some clarity.

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Safe Use of Location-Based Services

As with any technology there can be some safety and privacy risks associated with location-based-services, but by paying attention to privacy features, they can be used safely.

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Controlling Fadebook Places

By Larry Magid This article originally appeared on CNET News.com Facebook’s privacy settings enable users to customize who sees where you are.(Credit: Facebook) In designing its new Places geolocation service, Facebook seems to have learned from its past privacy blunders. The new service has multiple layers of privacy control, but as with other aspects of Facebook privacy, users […]

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Facebook Privacy Advice

 Article: How to control who can see you on Facebook Places   Article: Facebook Privacy, What’s Changed (Scroll down for another more advanced video: Granular Facebook Privacy Settings: Customizing Who Can See What) Facebook’s New Simplified Privacy Settings       Granular Facebook Privacy Settings: Customizing Who Can See What  

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How to configure game console parental controls

Game Console Company Resources Microsoft Xbox 360 Console Family Settings Microsoft Xbox Live Family Settings Sony PlayStation 3 Parental Controls Nintendo Wii Parental Controls Computer Parental Controls Windows 7 Parental Controls Windows Vista Parental Controls (Microsoft) Macintosh Parental Controls (Apple) iTunes Parental Controls (Apple) Other Resources A Parent’s Guide to Video Games, Parental Controls and […]

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Sexting primer for parents

By Anne Collier A lot of sexting numbers have been tossed around the airwaves after four separate national studies. I’d go with the latest (last December) from the Pew Internet & American Life Project: 4% of US 12-to-17-year-olds have sent “sexts,” 15% have received one from someone they know (see this for more). Why Pew? […]

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Students on bullying: Important insights

This large-sample national study could be very helpful to parents and educators seeking victims’ perspective.

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