Apple's Upcoming Safety Check Quickly Turns Off Location Sharing

Apple’s Upcoming Safety Check Quickly Turns Off Location Sharing

Apple, in cooperation with the National Network to End Domestic Violence, the National Center for Victims of Crime and the Women's Service Network, has developed Safety Check for the next ...

Misinformation Amplified by Social Media

Misinformation Amplified by Social Media

As Daniel Patrick Moynihan once wrote, “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts ...
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Getting Ready for 'Virtual School'

Getting Ready for ‘Virtual School’

Fortunately, most families already have a broadband connection and either a computer or tablet, but there is still a digital divide as was evidenced by that now-famous photo of two young ...
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One Person's Internet Junk is Another Person's Treasure

One Person’s Internet Junk is Another Person’s Treasure

That expression, “one person’s junk is another person’s treasure” could certainly be applied to the internet. But when it comes to some controversial content, I’d go a step further to ...
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Well-Being on Instagram: The Latest Advice

Well-Being on Instagram: The Latest Advice

We had a wide-ranging discussion with Instagram's head of safety, Vaishnavi J, about feeling pressure to present a certain body image on social media, how parents can talk with their ...
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Cybersecurity During COVID-19 (Webcast)

Larry Magid and Kerry Gallagher spoke with McAfee's Baker Nanduru, who had some excellent advice for all of us who are at a higher security risk due to all the ...
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Gmail Anti-Phishing Technology Looks Promising

Gmail Anti-Phishing Technology Looks Promising

Phishing is one of the internet’s biggest security risks. That’s when a scammer sends you an email that appears to come from a legitimate source, like your bank or a ...
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Online Dating in the Time of Covid-19 and Divisiveness

We spoke with online dating expert Julie Spira about dating during Covid-19 and "dating in the age of Trump." We touched on sexting, teen dating and how to date safely, ...
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Facial Recognition Loses Support as Bias Claims Rise

Facial Recognition Loses Support as Bias Claims Rise

Following the lead of San Francisco, Boston and several other cities, Detroit is poised to end a contract with a company that provides facial recognition technology to its police department ...
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Pulizer-Prize Winning Reporter on How to Find Trustworthy News

Pulizer-Prize Winning Reporter on How to Find Trustworthy News

Kerry Gallagher and Larry Magid spoke with Alan Miller of The News Literacy Project about how to know what sources of news to trust and/or share, coverage of the Black ...
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