Protect Against Identify Theft

Protect Against Identify Theft

There are things you can do to reduce the chances of being a victim of identity theft, and if you are a victim, there are things you can do to ...
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Online Dating in the Time of Covid-19 and Trump

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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Is Cyberbullying Increasing Amid Covid-19?

Is Cyberbullying Increasing Amid Covid-19?

We spoke with Justin Patchin, co-director of the Cyberbullying Research Center about how young people (and adults) are dealing with the pandemic. We touched on whether the pandemic is increasing ...
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Avoiding Negativity in Social Media and TV

Avoiding Negativity in Social Media and TV

by Larry Magid These days, it’s almost impossible to avoid distressing news, but there are ways to at least control your media diet and cut down on trolls, abusers, scam ...
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Advice on Sexting, Sextortion and Revenge Porn

Advice on Sexting, Sextortion and Revenge Porn

The safest way to avoid a picture getting into the wrong hands is to never take it, allow it to be taken, or share it. Sadly, there are cases (sometimes ...
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Combating Domestic Violence While Sheltering at Home

Combating Domestic Violence While Sheltering at Home

Larry Magid and Kerry Gallagher speak with Rachel Gibson of the National Network to End Domestic Violence about how sheltering at home can affect domestic violence survivors and what survivors ...
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How to Keep 'Zoombombers' from Disrupting your Online Meetings or Classes

As you may have heard, several school districts, including New York City, are banning the use of Zoom video conferencing because of security and privacy concerns ...
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Avoiding Financial Fraud During Covid-19

ConnectSafely's CEO Larry Magid speaks with US Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Tom Edwards and Visa VP Lori Hodges about why financial fraud is expected to increase in the ...
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Tools to Help Identify Real Vs. False Online Information

Tools to Help Identify Real Vs. False Online Information

Daniel Patrick Moynihan is credited as once saying “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts,” but we now live at a time when some people ...
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Parent’s and Educator’s Guide to Combating Online Hate Speech

How parents and educators can help prevent children from experiencing or engaging in hate speech as well as dealing with it in healthy ways when they encounter it ...
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