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  • Vaccines, autism and the First Amendment This issue presents a dilemma for Facebook. The company wants its service to be a place where people can express opinions but not a place for spreading false information. Sometimes the designation between truth and fiction is undeniable, like the ...
  • Podcast: Tech New Year’s Resolutions for Educators A conversation between journalist Larry Magid and veteran educator Kerry Gallagher about New Year’s resolutions for educators. They talk about risk taking and how to encourage your colleagues to take risks with technology. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/connectsafely/2018/12/26/new-years-resolutions-for-educators-with-larry-magid-and-kerry-gallagher.mp3
  • Facebook’s new tech to counter child sex abuse images Podcast | ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid speaks with Michelle DeLaune, senior VP and COO of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) about the center’s work and new technology being used at Facebook to very quickly identify and ...
  • Tips for Strong, Secure Passwords & Other Authentication Tools A strong password is your first line of defense against intruders and imposters. Scroll down for a video based on these tips. Never give out your password to anyone.* Never give it to friends, even if they’re really good friends. A friend ...
  • Internet Governance Forum tackles fake news, artificial intelligence and blockchain By Larry Magid For the past 12 years, the United Nations has sponsored the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a “multi-stakeholder” event that brings together people from governments around the world along with tech executives, nonprofits and academics.

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Featured Video, ConnectSafely’s One Good Thing project

We’ve all seen the stories about trolls, bullies and hate mongers. But guess what? The majority of things that happen online are positive. So the goal of the One Good Thing project is to drown out whatever negativity exists by showing all the great things that people are doing online and with connected technology to make the world (and the Internet) a better place. Share your story at OneGoodThing.org.

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