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What Everybody Ought to Know About Smartphone Safety

Find My iPhoneIt seems like everybody has some kind of smartphone in their pocket these days. However, are you aware of the risks that are posed when you’re using that ‘oh-so-useful’ device?

For instance, did you know that you could be giving away your exact location every time you post a photo? Any cyberstalker or thief online …

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Social Media Blooper Reel: Don’t Let This Happen to You

NFL Referee is FiredIf you’ve ever fired off a Tweet or posted a status on Facebook without thinking twice, you may end up like one of these unsuspecting people who got caught representing themselves poorly online.

We have heard so many stories of people who have unwittingly posted statuses, photos and comments on their Facebook, Twitter or other …

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To Share or Not To Share?

To post or not to post?

When it comes to sharing information on social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Blogger, Myspace, StumbleUpon, etc.), what is safe to share and what isn’t?

Many of us have no hesitation to fill out every available box of information on a new profile that we create for any given social media site. What is your address? Date …

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What You Need To Know About Cyberbullying and the Law

When it comes to bullying people online, the law takes a firm stance — one you won’t want to mess with.

Similar to sexting, there are serious consequences when it comes to laws against cyberbullying. And there is no age limit on these laws being enforced. There have been cases of 12 year old …

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Why do Cyberbullies Hurt People?

Fire Ant

Whenever we come into the question of why people hurt other people, we like to explain it by using a fire ant sting.

For instance, have you ever been stung by a fire ant? What was your first reaction when you got stung? You flicked it off as fast as you could! The moment you …

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How to Address Cyberbullying with Your Students

CyberbullyingWhen it comes to students being bullied online, it is an issue that needs to be addressed head on.

Now that bullying is no longer relegated to the out-of-sight corners of the playground or on the way to the bus stop, the responsibility lays in the hands of educators and parents to ensure that students …

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Cyberbullying: How Bad Is It?

With the widespread use of cell phones and social media, it has become too easy to bully friends, classmates and coworkers online.

The simple definition of cyberbullying is to harm, harass or humiliate someone via electronic format. This can include posting hateful messages on a Facebook page, sending humiliating photos to other peoples’ cell phones …

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The Scope of Sexting

Jesse Logan - A Victim of Sexting

Sexting, a combination of ‘sex’ and ‘texting,’ has exploded onto the scene in the recent years.

It refers to sending nude or sexually-suggestive images, videos or text through electronic means. Cell phones have been the main vehicle, but computers and webcams are also often used. Since the inception of the iPhone in 2007 and the …

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