Internet Safety

Primary school teacher who tried to send explicit photos to 13-year-old girl previously warned parents about online safety

A perverted primary school teacher who sent explicit pictures of himself to paedophile hunters pretending to be a 13-year-old girl warned pupils …


Ukranian men to face people smuggling charges after yacht containing 19 migrants landed in Southwold

Four men from the Ukraine are facing people smuggling charges after a yacht with 19 migrants on board landed on the Suffolk coast.


Digital driver’s licence

<i>What kind of online safety messaging resonates with young people? What tools and strategies are most effective for improving digital literacy? In</i> …

London School of Economics

Cyber harassment on rise on Auckland's North Shore

Online harassment and bullying among school kids is anecdotally rising in Auckland's North Shore, but no significant study has been done to look at …

New Zealand News

How to Keep Kids Safe Online, According to Facebook’s Head of Global Safety

Parents should talk to children early and often to ensure that they are ready for a safe social media life.<p>Today’s children will live and share much …


Facebook funds online safety and creates an anti-bullying exhibition

Facebook has committed more than £1m to helping Childnet International and The Diana Award get digital safety and anti-bullying ambassadors in every …


Facebook helps children to fight cyber bullying in UK schools

LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook said on Monday it would fund young “digital safety ambassadors” in every secondary school in Britain to help students tackle cyber bullying and other online dangers.<p>The U.S company is partnering charities The Diana Award and Childnet International to train young people …


What if Online Bullying Also Happened in Real Life? For Kids, It Often Does.

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Marilyn Manson: Cyberbullying Isn't as Bad as the "Old Fashioned Way"

Shock rocker <b>Marilyn Manson</b> says cyberbullying is nothing compared to the physical beatings he was subject to in high school.<p>Manson elaborated on how …

Rock Music

Two-thirds of teens want more online safety support

More than two-thirds of teenagers would like schools to provide more support on online safety issues such as cyber-bullying, new research …


Facebook to train thousands of schoolchildren on cyber bullying

Facebook says tens of thousands of children in secondary schools could be taught to counter cyber bullying by the social network.<p>The US internet giant has announced a £1 million package that it said would be enough for every secondary school in the UK to have a “digital safety ambassador” that …


Protect your kids from cyber bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month.


New portal to help victims of online revenge porn and cyberbullying

A new online portal will provide victims of revenge porn not only a way to report the abuse but also a place to seek support and legal advice.<p>A world …

News Corp Australia

5,044 websites blocked: MCMC

KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has blocked 5,044 websites between 2015 and October last year.


How Content Moderator helps to boost online safety

Microsoft Cognitive Services enables developers to augment the next generation of applications and enhance their ability to see, hear, speak, …


Twitter Partners With Cybersmile on Inaugural #TweetForACause Pro Bono Initiative – Press Releases on

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Twitter is launching its first #TweetForACause campaign tapping into the powerful voices of Niche’s global …


Clifton actor who taught children online safety in schools had 2,000 child sex abuse pictures

Actor Theodore Fraser was doing a worthwhile job of going into schools and teaching online safety advice to children.<p>But in reality he represented …


UK Government To Fix The Internet By Asking Companies Nicely For Lots More Cash

The British government has announced its latest plan to keep nasty stuff off the internet: asking companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Google to pay a voluntary levy.<p>The new Internet Safety Strategy follows Conservative promises earlier this year to tighten up internet safety legislation. …

Government (UK)

UK government shares its ideas for making the internet safer

Back in May, the Conservatives promised to introduce a "digital charter" if they were voted back into power. Theresa May's campaign was successful, which means it's now time to turn manifesto pledges into action. Today, culture secretary Karen Bradley has published an Internet Safety Green Paper …

Government (UK) | Facebook, Twitter face a UK levy if cyber bullying not tackled

Social-media giants such as Facebook and Twitter will have to reveal the scale of cyber bullying in the UK and face being made to pay the cost of …

Business (South Africa)

Government proposes changes to make Britain safer online

The UK government has unveiled plans for an internet safety strategy to protect the British public from ‘worrying or nasty’ content online

Business Technology

MAFS participant Lacey Swanepoel got death threats

<i>Married at First Sight</i>'s Lacey Swanepoel says she has received death threats from online bullies.

New Zealand News

Cyberbullying: What to do if you are being targeted

Social media sites face being made to pay for action to tackle "undeniable suffering" online - but what should you do if you are a victim?


Google and Facebook to be asked to pay to help UK tackle cyberbullying

Government’s internet safety green paper includes voluntary levy on web giants and social media code of practice<p>Internet companies such as Google and Facebook are to be asked to pay for measures to combat and raise awareness about online bullying and other web dangers, under a UK government …

Technology (India)

Google and Facebook could be forced to take responsibility for everything posted on their sites as Government considers crackdown

Facebook and Google could be forced to uphold the same standards as newspapers and other publications as part of a Government crackdown, it has emerged.<p>Ministers are looking at whether to classify social media giants as publications instead of communication platforms, which would bind them to …

Media Industry

UK proposes internet firm levy with web safety plan

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain published proposals on Wednesday for a levy on social media firms and internet providers to help fund its online safety strategy, designed to tackle bullying, abuse and other risks for children and vulnerable users.<p>Prime Minister Theresa May and her ministers have been …


Government outlines plans to 'regulate the internet' and get rid of problem content

The government has unveiled sweeping plans to “regulate the internet”.<p>Ministers will restrict what people can say in moves they claim will stop the …


UK wants to tax Twitter and Facebook in the fight against cyber-bullying

UK ministers said today Facebook and Twitter could be asked to pay a levy for the “undeniable suffering” they have caused amongst young people.<p>Culture secretary Karen Bradley suggested an “industry-wide levy,” where social media companies and service providers fund campaigns to raise awareness of …

Social Media

Theresa May's next cunning plan? A levy on technology firms

The government has announced proposals for a levy on technology firms to "raise awareness and counter internet harms​".<p>Details of the new Internet …

Theresa May

Facebook and Twitter could face 'online abuse levy'

<b>Facebook and Twitter could be asked to pay for action against the "undeniable suffering" social media can cause, the culture secretary has said.</b><p>Cyber-bullying, trolling, abuse and under-age access to porn will be targeted in plans drawn up by Karen Bradley to make the online world safer.<p>Ms Bradley …