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It really wasn’t a surprise to me that Dictionary.com’s 2015 word of the year is “Identity” or that Oxford’s is “Emoji.”
According to an article by *CNN, we have encountered new terms throughout the year based on events tied to gender, sexuality, race and other key issues. Many of these new terms were added to …Read more →
Whether you’re leaving the house for the day, weekend or an extended trip, you can bet that someone is watching, and the problem during the holidays is that someone probably isn’t Santa. Here are a few tips for travel that may save you unfortunate circumstances and money.
- Leave any credit cards at home that
Although your profile is set for friends and family, your posts may be defaulting to public. This mom finds out her daughter’s photos had more of a reach through social media than she wanted.
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As the controversy and subsequent resignation of a McKinney police officer whose actions were videotaped and posted to social media go viral, you would think that part of his cautionary tale is about discretion. Unfortunately for this Frenship ISD teacher, her seemingly racist post resulted in the loss …Read more →
The Mineral Wells Junior High School is involved in the investigation of the on-line bullying even though the posts appeared to take place off school property and not during school hours. The police are also involved. Not only will the person or persons responsible for the fake accounts and posts be prosecuted or punished, …Read more →
Parents inherently want to protect their children. We are often preoccupied with the physical aspects of this challenge. But how often do you think about the virtual threats to their overall well-being?
Brittany Champagne became acutely aware of this dilemma when she found a photo of her 8-year-old daughter as the profile of a “bisexual …Read more →
Children can no longer be considered safe in their own bedrooms. If you have a teenaged girl, chances are she’s been asked to send a naked “selfie” to someone else either through a mobile app on her phone or the webcam on her laptop.
If that statement isn’t disturbing enough, the next one is sure …Read more →