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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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Credit Score Or Credit Report – What’s The Difference?

Free Credit Report WebisteWe often get the question, “What’s the difference between a credit score and a credit report?”.  There is a significant difference between the two and it’s important that you know the difference and understand what each can do for you and your family.  Failing to understand your credit score and how it works can put …

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Ten Tips To Prevent Identity Theft

While there is no guaranteed strategy to avoid identity theft, you can minimize your risks and guard your personal information by following these ten basic steps.

  1. Mail – Deposit all outgoing mail in mailboxes or in the mailing slots at your local post office. Never leave bill payments in your apartment lobby for the mail
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12 Tips to Be Safe in CyberSpace and Social Media

While social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) is a great way to connect with others, it poses numerous hazards to participants of all ages. Despite the fact that technology is constantly changing, the following recommendations should help you identify and reduce your risks.

  1. Understand that social media sites perceive you as inventory – a commodity
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Mobile Security Made Simple

With millions of smartphones shipping every month, the phone has surpassed the PC as the true personal computer.  Just like PCs, mobile phones now face more threats than ever.

Plus, your mobile phone now contains all sorts of personal information about you from your contacts, photos and financial information. Your phone is your lifeline and …

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