Internet Safety

Keeping Your Children Safe From The Internet - A Parent's Guide – Infographic

Parenting is a difficult job to begin with, and things such as the internet and media make it even harder for parents to keep a check on what their …

Parenting

Let there be WiFi! Life in the age of connectivity

Can’t sleep?<p>Maybe you’re watching Netflix too late into the evening. The light from your tablet can keep you awake.<p>So can the glow from smartphones, …

Internet of Things

Minor girls are the most common target of cyber bullying, say police and experts

Most online harassment cases concern children and young adults with little knowledge of legal recourses available to them.<p>Last week, an Indian …

Cybercrime

Watch The New Vukovi Video, Weirdo

<b>Vukovi are premiering their new video, Weirdo, exclusively with Kerrang!</b><p>Weirdo is the latest track to be lifted from the band’s self-titled debut …

New law promotes media literacy, internet safety in schools

Washington leaders have passed a law that requires students to learn about media literacy and internet safety in schools.<p>The News Tribune reports …

Education

4 critical points to consider when receiving cybersecurity and privacy advice

Researchers find a telling relationship between who gives online privacy and cybersecurity advice and the number of internet-based security incidents …

Cybersecurity

Gary V daughter cyberbullied after making anti-bullying stand

A post shared by Kiana Valenciano 🌙 (@kianavee) on Mar 7, 2017 at 8:42pm PST<p>Kiana Valenciano has found herself a share of the spotlight after …

Philippines

I am an adolescent psychologist — and here are 13 valuable lessons I hope you’ll learn from “13 Reasons Why”

I am a child and adolescent psychologist from Panama. As a psychologist, I found Netflix’s original series <i>13 Reasons Why</i> to be engaging, instructive, …

13 Reasons Why

WATCH: Keys addresses cyber bullying

In a TenniStory presented by Tennis Express, Keys steps up her campaign against online hate. (AP Photo)<p>Madison Keys is on a mission against social …

Tennis

Government partners with Google for consumer awareness on internet safety

The government said it has collaborated with Google India for raising awareness about internet safety among consumers.<p>In a written reply to Rajya …

Technology (India)

'Negligent' parents to blame for boys' bad online behaviour, psychologists say

When Andrew Fuller sat down last year to counsel a group of teenage boys who had taken a photo of a girl they knew, photoshopped her head onto the …

Harassment

The 5 Most Common Types of Adult Bullying

“Some people try to be tall by cutting off the heads of others.” —Paramahansa Yogananda<p>The American Psychological Association defines bullying as “a …

Psychology

New Startup KidGuard, Attempts to Revolutionize Phone Monitoring for Kids

I interviewed a startup this past week that creates a new kind of value for parents. I signed up later that evening to take their platform for a spin.<p>Online safety is a dilemma on every parent's mind these days. You want your child to be safe from scams, predators, cyberbullies, and their own worst …

Teens

Can better advice keep you safer online?

Many Americans are worried about their online privacy and security. And rightly so: Nearly half of Americans have encountered at least one serious …

Security

White House Releases Melania Trump’s First Official Portrait

The White House released first lady Melania Trump's first official portrait on Monday. According to a statement accompanying the release, the photo was "taken in her new residence at the White House."<p>Trump's official White House biography celebrates her years as a model and her charitable …

Politics

F-Secure Freedome VPN

Buy F-Secure Freedome<p><b>Using Freedome already?</b><p>All plans include:<p>Protect up to listed number of devices, including PC, Mac, Android, and iOS<br>• Unlimited …

Security

Twitter Ditching Default Egg Profile Photos Because They’re Tied To “Negative Behavior”

If you want to harass your fellow internet denizens on Twitter, you’ll have to do it without the cover of an anonymous egg in your profile photo: The …

Social Media

PSNI warning over SimSimi app of 'explicit nature' linked to cyber bullying

Police in Northern Ireland have issued a warning over an app that is being linked to cyber bullying.<p>The anonymous app called SimSimi has been removed …

News (Ireland)

Katie Price launches a petition to make cyber bullying a crime

After trolls repeatedly target her disabled son, Harvey.<p>Katie Price is taking a stand against cyber bullies after trolls repeatedly targeted her …

Katie Price is launching a government petition to end cyber bullying

"I want it to help bring justice to everyone who has ever suffered at the hands of trolls."<p>Katie Price has launched an official government petition …

Albany rallies after discovery of racist Instagram account

More than 300 people rallied at Albany High School on Sunday morning in a show of solidarity after it became public last week that a group of students had created a racist Instagram account targeting black students and a black staff member.<p>At noon, the crowd held hands, stretched itself in a single …

Bigotry

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 …

Teens

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

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

Dutch court gives cyberbully 11 years jail

A man wanted in Canada for alleged involvement in online abuse has been sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison by a Dutch court for cyberbullying …

Misogyny

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 …

Google

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

"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