Internet Safety

Sarahah app is getting quite popular, and it is harmful? Let us find out - NewsManiac

The Sarahah App has been created by Jainul Abedin from Saudi Arabia and is acquiring quite a lot of headlines from around the world. This app has …

Apple App Store

Buyer Beware: Two New Apps Your Tweens Should Avoid

Source: monkeybusinessimages/istock<p>These days it is difficult to keep up all that the digital world has to offer. New apps seem to arise on a daily …

Tweens

8 Parenting Skills That Promote The Most Effective Discipline

buzztrending.net<p>While no one is ever going to be a perfect parent, some parents have sharper parenting skills than others. But the good news is, …

Parenting

International Bullying Prevention Association Conference focuses on physical and cyber bullying by CBS News Radio - Listen to music

Parents, are you overusing your smartphones yourselves?

View photos<p>A UK survey of 2,000 children aged 11-18 and 3,000 parents has revealed that it is not only parents but also children who believe that …

Parenting

Online safety advice for seniors by CBS News Radio - Listen to music

Using Sarahah app was a bad decision, thanks to the harassing remarks and criticism

Oscar Wilde once said, "Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell you the truth." The phrase fits …

Disconnect VPN and Content Blocker Review

Internet privacy, security, and VPNs have been hot topics for the past few years, as more and more of our lives exist in a digital world. We work …

Wi-Fi

Ten Reasons Every Educator Should Start Blogging

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the expectations of what you now need to provide your students? Feel like there is no time to build a strong rapport …

Teaching

Here’s the secret to raising a safe, smart kid

It's not lots of limits, but it's not being hands-off, either<p>When it comes to parenting frustrations, nothing beats the challenges of setting screen limits, picking appropriate media, and figuring out Snapchat. We’re raising “digital natives” but <i>we’re</i> supposed to be the experts? Actually, no. It …

Kids

YouTube child protection mechanism 'failing'

<b>YouTube's child protection mechanism is breaking down, according to some of the company's volunteer watchdogs.</b><p>There's a constant anxiety that those seeking to abuse or groom young children will use social media to reach them - and YouTube is aware of the problem. The video-sharing site has a …

Technology

We Need To Talk About Cyber Bullying...

Today’s post is a little more serious than my usual content. However, I witnessed something on Facebook the other day that greatly disturbed me. I’m …

How government is forcing ISPs and mobile operators to hand over private information

BusinessTech approached a number of mobile operators and ISPs about what information they were being instructed to hand over to the government under …

Surveillance

Cyber bullying, radicalisation, internet safety: New app helps migrant parents spot dangers children face online

The Australian Multicultural Foundation's Executive Director, Hass Dellal, says the app will cover topical issues such as information about social …

Parenting

U.S. Public Schools: Louisiana Ranks The Lowest, But Bullying Is Still The Worst Problem In America

An interesting report on the U.S. school system recently revealed the ranking of public schools across the nation. The study was conducted by the …

Education

Growing Bitcoin Extortion: From Trump to Colleges and Businesses

As the number of Bitcoin-related ransomware grows, how can the average Joe protect himself from such cyber threats?

Donald Trump

Google’s New Parental Control App Has a Flaw: Puberty

The only consensus among parents about the right age for a child to have unfettered access to a smartphone is that there is no magic number.<p>But if you sign up for Family Link, which is Google’s new parental controls software for managing children’s Android phones, Google decides for you. At the age …

Business

Halifax enlists teen YouTube trio to teach financial tips

Halifax, part of the Lloyds Banking Group, has launched a dedicated YouTube campaign targeted at 11-15-year old’s in a bid to show that it’s never …

Lloyds Bank

Bank to help youngsters manage money through video blogs

Halifax is working with young vloggers to educate children on money management

Business Technology

Cyberbullying happens more often on Instagram, a new survey suggests

Why it matters to you<p>A new study gives us new insight to how often our young people are exposed to cyberbullying.<p>A new study suggests that half of …

Teens

Twitter Is Making A Big Change To How You Follow People

Twitter has become a space for people all over the world to share their thoughts, opinions, and media with their followers.<p>[Photos: Shutterstock]<p>Now, …

All Over the World

John Legend says Trump ‘wants more people to die so he can embarrass Obama’

Singer John Legend criticizes U.S. President Donald Trump over his attempts to repeal Obamacare.

Canadian News

Instagram is the worst social network for cyber bullying: study

Move over, Facebook, Instagram is now the worst social networking site for cyber bullying.<p>Ditch the Label, a British anti-bullying nonprofit group, …

Senator speaks of ‘vile’ personal online abuse during general election

News (Ireland)

Concerns About Online Safety in Great Britain Mirror US More Than Europe

Internet users in Great Britain are noticeably more aligned with their US counterparts when it comes to online safety concerns when compared with …

United Kingdom

NSW 'child groomer, abuser' surrenders

A man has surrendered to NSW Police after his photograph was publicly released over allegations he groomed and sexually assaulted a teenager in …

Australian News

Man in custody after Sydney police release photo of suspect in case of 14yo girl's alleged sexual assault

A 37-year-old man has handed himself into police and is expected to be charged with the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl who was groomed online, …

Crime

Police hunt for 'Alex' after sexual assault of teenage girl at Sydney oval

A teenage girl who met a man online and went on to meet him several times for sex at a Sydney oval has identified a man who may go by the name of …

Australian News

Who Are Internet Trolls? Psychologists Build a Profile

The dangers of becoming the target of an internet troll are worrying. Besides the uncomfortable aspects one might shake off, internet trolls spread …

Psychology

​Survey says Australians don't trust telcos storing their data | ZDNet

A report from Essential Research has highlighted Australians are losing trust in telcos and ISPs storing their data, even though trust is rising for …

Privacy