Advice on policy development for schools from the Cyberbullying Research Center, with a 2 additional thoughts from us
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We can’t realistically set household or school policy around cyberbullying without the perspective of those most affected by it, so here are some insights….
by Larry Magid Although Facebook has temporarily suspended a controversial plan to provide users’ home addresses and cell phone numbers to third party application developers, it’s still a good idea to consider removing that information from your profile. Regardless of Facebook’s policy of sharing the information with developers, there is always the possibility that the information […]
by Larry Magid As you’ve no doubt heard, Facebook has undergone a bit of a facelift, offering members a new profile that features their latest photographs and information about them front and center near the top of the page. The new look, which was unveiled by CEO Mark Zuckerberg on CBS News’ 60 Minutes on Sunday (scroll down […]
The pluses and minuses of the way users’ information is presented on the new profile suggests some talking points for a discussion in what I hope is an ongoing parent-child conversation about how to get the most out of the social Web.
Welcome to the fully updated 2012 edition of A Parents’ Guide to Facebook (PDF)! It’s designed to help you understand what Facebook is and how to use it safely. With it, you will be better informed and able to communicate with young Facebook users in your life more effectively. That’s important because 1) if something goes […]
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 […]
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 […]
To avoid cyberbullying vulnerability, kids shouldn’t share email addresses, passwords, or cellphones with peers.
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.
Safer Internet Day 2105
- Annie Fox: A Bully? My Kid? Impossible!
- LTE Broadcast technology could change mobile video experience
- YouTube Kids can be a parent’s best friend
- A YouTube for the littlest video viewers
- Teachers: Create your own online courses with Versal
- Warren Blumenfeld: We are “carefully taught” to hate
- A conversation with Esther Wojcicki on ‘Moonshots in Education’
- Banning Yik Yak from colleges is counterproductive
- ‘Tread carefully’ before regulating Internet of Things
- From public shaming to public compassion
- Hani Kahn: Muslims using social media to ‘spark a social movement’
- ‘Revenge porn’ is about betrayal, not pornography
- Congresswoman Anna Eshoo on U.S Safer Internet Day 2015
- Safer Internet Day With Sheryl Sandberg, Kamala D. Harris and the Spirit of Martin Luther King Jr
- Youth participation’s growing momentum