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CyberSexting: Consequences are Still Severe for Youth

Today, another headline out of Michigan: Students Sentenced to Probation; Phones Taken Away in Social Media Sex Case, (http://www.dailytribune.com/general-news/20150319/students-sentenced-to-probation-phones-taken-away-in-social-media-sex-case), is yet another cautionary tale, in spite of the recent legislation that is intended to relieve some of the more lasting criminal consequences young people face when they are caught cybersexting or cyberbullying.

A few weeks …

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Preventing a Digital Glitch: Teacher’s Social Media Experiment Goes Global

NBC Today Video about Tulsa Teacher’s Warning About Facebook

A letter written with a green pen, in all caps, showed up today in my Facebook news feed. The letter was written several months ago by an Oklahoma teacher, Melissa Bour. She was given permission by her school’s administration to post the letter in an effort …

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Smart Internet Tool For Parents to Monitor Facebook, Twitter and Myspace

Even if you “friend” your kids on social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and Myspace, there is still so much that you can’t see.

Cyberbullying, online predators, and online reputation management are all issues that affect kids.  By using a parental control monitoring service like the one Mark Seguin recommends, you can keep track …

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Be A Web Detective

Mark Seguin has discovered another free program that we would like to recommend,

This program is your window into the invisible web and provides you with the information about the tags, web bugs, pixels and beacons that are included on web pages in order to get an idea of your online behavior. This program tracks …

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Facebook Privacy Settings

Facebook has recently made some changes and I strongly recommend that you make these changes to your Facebook account:
  1. Log in to your Facebook account.
  2. Hover over the down arrow in the top right portion of the screen.
  3. Click Privacy Settings. The key here is to explore every last link on this page, as Facebook
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