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Commentary: Teacher Fired Over Facebook Post!

Duct Tape Teacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: ABC News

An Akron elementary school teacher, Melissa Cairns, was fired after she posted a photo on Facebook of her kids being silly.

It was a normal day in the classroom. One of the kids needed to repair his binder with duct tape, but then …

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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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THINK Before You POST

Billboard

Before you ever put something up online, whether it’s on your Facebook or your blog, think about this: would I want it on a billboard for my whole hometown to see?

This is a great exercise to be constantly aware of when you’re posting online. Would I want everyone to be able to see this …

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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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Are You Facebook’s Customer?

Facebook

Yes or No?

Have you ever wondered why Facebook is worth almost 70 billion dollars, yet nobody has ever paid a dime to use it? Where does their revenue come from? Why is it free?

The answer to whether or not you are Facebook’s customer is NO. You are not Facebook’s customer. In fact, as …

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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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Teens Need to Know: Sexting is Not a Game

Amanda Todd

The natural course of life dictates that sooner or later kids are going to learn about sex.

Hormones start raging and teens get curious and it is natural for them to ask questions. However, when it comes to the question of whether or not to get involved in sexting, the answer needs to be a …

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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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