Internet Safety

The Digital Birds And Bees: A Parents' Guide To Uncomfortable Online Safety Chats With Your Kids

Last month culture secretary Karen Bradley announced plans to make Britain the 'safest place in the world' for children online - with the introduction of an Internet Safety Strategy.<p>And as we welcomed her plans to address "children's exposure to harmful sexualised content" by supporting companies …

Parenting

Boyd slams TV report regarding his infidelity (AAP)

Darius Boyd believes he has been "knocked down a peg" in his recovery in the fallout over a controversial TV interview with his wife Kayla.

Entertainment

BioWare Posts Statement Regarding Cyber Bullying of Former Mass Effect Andromeda Dev

BioWare Drops Statement<p>Over the last couple of days we noticed the development team behind Mass Effect Andromeda were getting bullied online due to …

Game Development

FBI and all military branches now investigating Marines United scandal

The Marine Corps’ investigation of cyber bullying by a Facebook forum of veterans and active-duty troops has widened into a probe that now involves …

San Diego

How Far Should Sex Education Go?

Sex education will be mandatory from four years old. Despite my pro-sex education stance, even I felt a lump in my throat as I heard this bullet point information bite on the radio as I drove home that Tuesday 28th February 2017 blustery evening.<p>How do you deliver sex education to a four year old? …

Education

Dutch man sentenced to 11 years in prison for cyberbullying

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – A man wanted in Canada for alleged involvement in online abuse was sentenced Thursday to nearly 11 years in prison by a Dutch court for cyberbullying dozens of young girls and gay men.<p>The court on Thursday convicted the 38-year-old man, identified only as Aydin C., for …

Extremism

Google Launches Family Link, Internet Safety App For Parents And Kids

Child safety features on gadgets have always been a tricky field to navigate, but a new Google release will soon make its apps easier to use for …

Parenting

American Legion calls on veterans to help end cyber bullying of women

A day after the top enlisted Marine called on military veterans to help the Corps fight cyber bullying, the American Legion volunteered for …

San Diego

Experts, advocates flag top tips to keep children safe online

Parents are grappling with how to keep their children safe online, as apps, games, and social media become part of daily life for many …

Parenting

Hero Woman Refuses to Be Shamed After Her Public Threesome Goes Viral - Vice

<i>Related Articles:</i><p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>Alexis Frulling peels back the cling-wrap shroud of a cucumber and shoves the end of it into her mouth. Then she chomps off the end of it in one massive bite, chews it, and swallows it.<p>The scene takes place in a YouTube video Frulling …

Feminism

"Cash Me Outside" Girl Transforms Her Signature Look With a New Makeunder

Danielle Bregoli, better known as "Cash Me Outside" girl, recently transformed her look with a dramatic makeunder.<p>The 13-year-old Instagram star got …

Fashion

Writing For Purpose: 5 Ways To Use Technology To Give Children A Genuine Audience.

When announcing a writing task, on a number of occasions, I have been asked by my students,<p><i>“Why do we have to do this?”</i><p>It’s a question that can …

Education Technology

How Safe Is Your Child Online?

Every February over 1,000 organisations unite to celebrate Safer Internet Day to raise awareness of online safety issues and promote the safe and positive use of online technology and mobile phones for young people across the globe.<p>There's no doubt that the internet is an amazing piece of …

Parenting

Sex education will be compulsory in all schools to combat 'sexting' and cyber bullying, Education Secretary announces

Sex and relationships education is to become compulsory in all of England's schools, Education Secretary Justine Greening confirmed on Wednesday morning.<p>Under the move, all primary schools will have to teach age appropriate lessons about relationships, while secondaries will have give classes in …

Education

Twitter Doubles Down on Safety With Expanded Filter Options and Quicker Response Times

Twitter today announced a list of new features for the web and mobile that plan to leverage the company's learning technology to drastically reduce harassment on the service.<p>The updates will place more tools in the hands of the users to "control your experience," and overall Twitter said it intends …

Social Media

Government launches major new drive on internet safety. - GOV.UK

UK to be safest place in the world for young people to go online<p>Parents now more concerned about their children sexting than drinking or …

Teens

Think twice before you post tweets, messages on social media

Online activity, messaging apps and cyber bullying is on the rise with increase in the number of social networking sites and activities. In this …

Mike Pence

Ministers are taking action to tackle "unacceptable" online dangers facing children and young people by developing a new internet safety strategy, the Culture Secretary has announced.Karen Bradley said she was determined to help people protect

Ministers are taking action to tackle "unacceptable" online dangers facing children and young people by developing a new internet safety strategy, …

Devastating cyber bullying suicide story on This Morning leaves Phillip Schofield close to tears

Her story 'got all of us', says Phil.<p><i>This Morning</i>'s Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield looked deeply moved yesterday, after hearing a grieving …

Parenting

In memory of Charlotte Dawson…

Today marks three years since the death of TV presenter Charlotte Dawson, who tragically took her own life following ongoing battles with depression …

TV (Australia)

Where are the alleged sextortion sisters hiding?

The whereabouts of Toronto’s notorious Matharoo sisters who allegedly sextorted Nigerian billionaires is unknown.<p>Kiran and Jyoti Matharoo — who grew …

Crime

YouTube star’s anti-Semitic posts a wake-up call for parents

The news that Disney axed its deal with YouTube superstar PewDiePie over anti-Semitic content in his videos rocked his millions of fans this week — …

Social Media

How to Keep Students Safe While They are Online

Today’s students are surrounded by technology at school and at home. According to Common Sense Media, over 92% of youth interact online daily. …

Education

A Truly Digital Classroom Needs To Address E-Safety Concerns

According to a recent survey of 1,325 school ICT leaders by the National Education Research Panel (NERP), UK pupils at both primary and secondary school levels now spend more than 50% of their time engaging with ICT in the classroom. I'm surely not alone in finding that statistic staggering - …

Education

Internet Safety Day - Is It Enough?

'Anything that's invented between when you're fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it...and anything invented after you're thirty-five is against the natural order of things'.<p>These often quoted tech truths from Douglas Adams may explain …

Social Media

Sharenting: Do You Share Too Much About Your Children on Social Media?

Survey says ... parents are concerned.<p>(Getty Images)<p>Parents have always worried about their kids, whether they’re tots or teens. But as times change, …

Public Health

Prosecutors seek maximum sentence for alleged cyber bully

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors on Thursday sought the maximum possible sentence — nearly 11 years — for a man charged with cyberbullying dozens of young girls and gay men and who is also wanted in Canada for his alleged involvement in a high-profile online abuse case.<p>In an …

Crime

Twitter is all Bark and no Bite with $167million loss

The continued performance failure of $167million reported loss in last three months of 2016 and a stagnant 4% growth of total users at Twitter is part of an underlying structural problem and culture at the company inability to move beyond its early foundations of a simple microblog.<p>The use of …

Jack Dorsey

Dutch prosecutors seek 11 years for man also linked to Amanda Todd case

Dutch prosecutors on Thursday sought the maximum possible sentence – nearly 11 years – for a man charged with cyberbullying dozens of young girls and gay men and who is also accused in Canada of sexually extorting Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old girl who later killed herself.<p>In an emotional closing …

Crime

Amanda Todd’s accused cyberbully facing 11 years in Dutch prison

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors on Thursday sought the maximum possible sentence – nearly 11 years – for a man charged with …

Crime