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How to stop cyberbullying

Some practical advice on how to stop and prevent cyberbullying

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Teen Sexting: troubling but don’t overreact

By Larry Magid Legal consequences aside, “sexting” is a dumb thing to do, especially for kids. Sexting is when you take a picture of yourself, typically from a cell phone, and send it to someone else. Even if you are comfortable with the person receiving the image, you never know for sure where else it […]

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Sexting overblown? Yes and *no*

Some experts say concerns are overblown, but the legal and psychological consequences for teens cannot be taken too seriously. See why….

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How to use Facebook Privacy Settings

Some basic advice on how to configure Facebook's privacy settings

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The Net effect

Parents, teachers, students, if anybody asks, here’s why it’s so important to think before you post.

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Sex offenders in social sites: Consider the facts

Here are some helpful facts to keep in mind when you’re confronted with yet another news report about predators in social network sites.

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Toward fixing teen risky behavior in social sites: Study

Some medical researchers found that a bit of solid, relevant information – clearly stated and from an expert – can really help.

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Is ‘sexting’ a teen trend?: Study

A look at the first study about the nude photo-sharing that has been reported in more than a dozen states – and some thoughts on the why of this and other types of teen self-exposure online

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Don’t just take away the Xbox: Psychiatrist

If a young gamer’s showing signs of addiction, “cold turkey” is far from the best course of action, Dr. Block suggests. Here’s why….

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About cyberbullying: For parents, educators

Here’s some clarification, food for thought, ideas for family discussion, and a recommended curriculum for schools.

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