Online Predation Agree to Disagree To A Point

Before I get into the meat and potatoes of this Blog post, I would like you to read the following article written by “David Finkelhor”, Director of the Crimes against Children Research Center in the United States: https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2016/02/12/banning-apps-wont-protect-kids-from-predators-theyre-in-danger-offline-too/ I support and love articles that use peer reviewed statistical research as the base for their opinion/argument,

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The Internet and A Child’s Right To Privacy From Parents

The Internet and A Child’s Right To Privacy From Parents Caveat: It is important for the reader to know that I am a huge supporter of personal privacy.  I speak to youth internationally on this topic, given my belief that we are slowly giving up our “actual” rights to personal privacy, both to the Government

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Disinhibition: A Source of Internet Aggression

The Internet is a fundamental tool in modern culture for communication. One distinct difference exists between traditional face-to-face interpersonal communication and online communication, that is the lack of physical social contact online. Various psychological influences impact online behaviors in ways that may not be present offline. Unlike in-person communication, online dialogues become permanent evidence of

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YouTube Safety Mode

YouTube does a pretty good job at filtering out inappropriate content, but given its dominance in the Social Media world, you are pretty well guaranteed that there may be videos that are not appropriate for kids.  To help parents, Youtube offers a safety feature called “Safety Mode” that is designed to help parents filter out

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Social Network’s “Profile”: A Virtual Digital Goldmine For The Creeper

I think Social Networking is cool, never in the history of human kind have we been so connected with one another as we are today all because of this thing called Social Networking. With this connectivity, we have created a digital global community in which we have become active digital citizens. With Social Networking however,

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Facebook Timeline Privacy Settings

Recommended Settings  If you want the most control over who sees your/your teen’s Facebook profile. 1.  From your Facebook account, click the downward facing arrow next to the “Home” button on the upper right hand corner of the screen. Choose “Privacy Settings”.     2.  That will take you to the screen shown below. Under “Control Your

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