Parent's Guide to TikTok

Parent’s Guide to TikTok

TikTok has some good safety features for teens and families, and they’re being updated and improved all the time. Here’s what you need to know, plus advice for talking with ...

Like Fictional Killer Robots, Even Well-Intentioned Algorithms Can Do Harm

Like Fictional Killer Robots, Even Well-Intentioned Algorithms Can Do Harm

Algorithms - software that figures out what users want to see on social media - help sell us not just products, but ideas that affect our behavior ...
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Ask Trish: My Boyfriend is Threatening Revenge Porn

Ask Trish: My Boyfriend is Threatening Revenge Porn

I had a bf, but I feel like I can’t “escape” the relationship because he is now threatening to blackmail me with explicit pictures I sent. I am not sure ...
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Parent's & Educator's Guide to Media Literacy & False Information

Parent’s & Educator’s Guide to Media Literacy & False Information

We hear a lot about misinformation, disinformation and “fake news,” but whatever you call it, it’s a symptom of much larger problems, including the lack of media literacy ...
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Protecting Mental Health on Instagram

Protecting Mental Health on Instagram

I’m grateful to the Wall Street Journal for shedding light on some of the ways social media can contribute to a sense of inadequacy and other mental health issues. But ...
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Guide to Ray-Ban Stories: Bystander Privacy in a World of Wearable Cameras

Guide to Ray-Ban Stories: Bystander Privacy in a World of Wearable Cameras

Facebook Reality Labs and Ray-Ban have partnered Ray-Ban Stories, the companies’ first generation of smart glasses. This relatively new product category brings up questions regarding safety for the user and ...
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Seniors Flocking to TikTok

Seniors Flocking to TikTok

When you think about TikTok, it's easy to conjure up images of young teens lip-synching and horsing around in short videos they share with their peers ...
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Ask Trish: Anti-Hate 101 with Ask Trish

Ask Trish: Anti-Hate 101 with Ask Trish

“Tell us more about your work as an anti-hate activist and what myths you’d want to bust or lessons you’d want to share.” Totally! First off, let me say that ...
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Family Guide to Parental Controls

Family Guide to Parental Controls

Filters can usually prevent young children from accidentally stumbling on troubling or inappropriate material, but they are less effective at keeping older kids and teens from deliberately visiting blocked sites ...
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Ask Trish: Marginalized Groups & Online Hate

Ask Trish: Marginalized Groups & Online Hate

Sometimes mean behavior on social media is super casual. Instead of being harassed, my friends just don’t tag me in a picture. How do I deal with the drama? Is ...
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