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About The ConnectSafely Report

The one-minute ConnectSafely Report is hosted by ConnectSafely CEO and former CBS News technology analyst Larry Magid and will feature safety, security, and online information experts, including ConnectSafely’s education director and veteran educator Kerry Gallagher.

Subjects will include remote learning, cyberbullying, online security, misinformation, online election meddling, inappropriate content, alleged bias in social media, and more. Magid and his guests will offer advice, analysis, and news on all things related to online safety, civility, and fairness.

It airs twice-weekly on CBS News Radio affiliates and is distributed on Newsfeed. It’s also syndicated to podcasting networks and heard on the CBS News Radio app. CBS Affiliates click here for Newsfeed instructions.

Links and show notes:

Facebook’s Messenger & Instagram’s Vanishing Messages

Getting Ready for Virtual School (Zoom & other video conferencing services)

Newsguard report: Misinformation about development of a COVID-19 vaccine spreads widely on Facebook

Facebook’s COVID-19 Information Center

Social media conspiracy theories could hurt kids

FIDO Alliance Consumer Information

Tips for Strong, Secure Passwords & other Authentication Tools

Microsoft goal research on digital civility

Parents and Educators Guide to Media Literacy and Fake News (also for general audience)

How your personal data is exploited to win elections and influence policy