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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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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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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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You are Being WATCHED Online

Watched

Is your private information going public?

Businesses have a new favorite practice: watching your online browsing habits. They follow you around the web collecting information about you in order that they might be able to get your attention about what they sell.

This is made possible because we currently live in an age where most …

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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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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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