Sexting, What Should The Consequences Be?

Sexting is the act of sending sexually explicit text messages, images, or video of yourself, usually from one cell phone, computer or digital device, to another person’s cell phone, computer or digital device.  Although research into how many of our tweens and teens are sexting abound in the literature, as do their findings, most current

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The Ugly of Ask.fm

Ask.fm is an anonymous question and answer platform that is presently trending with our youth, and is fully integrated with Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Much like Formspring and Spillit, Ask.fm allows a user to anonymously ask and answer any question on-line, no matter how ugly or controversial. Given that Ask.fm is totally integrated with the most popular Social Networks

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The Dangers Of Social Discovery Apps

Most have heard about the App “Girls Around Me”, but have you also heard aboutSkout, Highlight, Banjo, Grindr, Sonar and Kismet ?  These are the newest and biggest Social Discovery Apps that are trending with our youth and young adults.  All these Apps utilize the GPS chip in all smartphones to silently transmit a user’s location to those who maybe nearby who

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Cyberbullying and Digital Peer Aggression

What Is Cyberbullying/Digital Peer Aggression:   Cyberbullying is a form of on-line peer aggression that is delivered in a high tech way to support deliberate, repeated, and hostile behavior by an individual or group that is intended to harm others emotionally, psychologically, and even physically.   Although traditional bullying has really only affected our youth

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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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The Snapchat App

Welcome to what I like to call (at times) the digital “wild wild west”,  when it comes to the use of technology, and how quickly our youth will sometimes assimilate it into their lives without thinking critically about consequences to actions. The mobile world is exploding in usage, especially with our youth, as are the

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