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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
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….
Here’s some clarification, food for thought, ideas for family discussion, and a recommended curriculum for schools.
We’re seeing some big victimization numbers, but let’s be sure we really know what cyberbullying is.
What to do when, where the social Web's concerned, the law protects sites more than users?
The feds have indicted 11 people for stealing millions of credit card numbers from the wireless networks of major retailers. What can you do to protect your family and your wireless network?
Here's help for non-digital natives who wonder what this online video phenomenon is all about and why it's so compelling to online kids.
What cyberbullying looks like in virtual worlds for children
An interview with David Finkelhor, director of the Crimes Against Children Research Center and a leading scholar on Internet safety
The One Good Thing project
The vast majority of things that happen online are positive. Let's tell that story - together. Learn more
NetFamilyNews – by Anne Collier
- Of student digital privacy & schools demanding passwords
- Sexting & the plummeting teen pregnancy rate
- ‘State of the Union’ & the student part of student privacy protection
- Millennials’ startup: Social change in a social-networking skin
- Social media literacy in an app
- Kids’ top social media picks: Great new resource for parents
- Two 2014 anniversaries that say reams about our kids’ futures
- An app for teens that promotes (& gets) positivity
Analysis & News – by Larry Magid
- ConnectSafely to host Safer Internet Day with Calif AG Kamala Harris and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg
- Ford CEO Mark Fields on mobility, connected cars & teen safety
- ClassDojo app offers students & parents words of encouragement
- Social media still growing, with Instagram leading the way
- Facebook to carry Amber Alerts — exclusive interview with John Walsh
- Connected devices at CES raise security, privacy and safety questions
- Researcher sets the record straight on teen sexting
- Intel CEO Brian Krzanich on safety, privacy & security issues of drones, wearables and Internet of Things
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