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posted by on Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cell phone safety, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Cybersafety

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Bullying has existed since the beginning of time. But today the internet and mobile devices have made bullying even easier. Bullies are no longer limited to just verbal or physical bullying. Text and online bullying have become a serious problem among adolescents and teens. According to School bullying statistics in the United States: About one […]

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To kick off a new national effort to raise awareness for the issue of cyberbullying, AT&T and Fullscreen, are harnessing the talent of more than 250 high school student filmmakers. The teen filmmakers participated in the AT&T Film Invitational, a part of this year’s All American High School Film Festival. The AT&T Film Invitational is […]

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In this digital age, teens are faced with more challenges than previous generations. From cyberbullying and online trolls to identity theft and other types of cybercrime, there are ample opportunities for trouble lurking online. Yet, the internet is a major part of our daily lives. To help keep your teen safe online, here are a […]

posted by on Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Cybersafety, Digital Parenting, Internet Safety, Online Safety

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Cyberbullying is a concern for all parents and teens alike.  We can’t be with our children 24/7 and the fact is our kids spend more time in cyberspace than they do with us. The most common form of cyberbullying among tweens and teens happens with cell phones. We need to equip them with the knowledge […]

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What you look at, share, send, and store on your social media platforms is yours and yours alone—right? When it comes to access by law enforcement, the reality is more complicated. For starters, it’s important to realize that court cases have accessed data from computers, smart phones, messages, videos, and more. The courts haven’t established […]

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Katherine Pham and Gabriella Mariscal wanted to take storytelling at their school to the next level. Feeling inspired by the work on the Facebook Page Humans of New York, the two High School Seniors created Humans of Loara. With the support of their advisor Paul Chylinski, the students set out to improve their school the […]

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I usually use the power of pause when writing about posting online – pause before you post, send an email or text message. Always keep in mind — there is no rewind online. However emotionally speaking, words can destroy your life, which have literally taken the life of many young people and even adults.  The […]

posted by on Civility, Digital citizenship, Internet Privacy, Online reputation, Social media

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When it comes to employment and social media, the First Amendment does not apply. You can, in fact, get fired for what you write, post, and share online, and it is not a violation of your Constitutional rights. As HubShout’s June 2016 Social Media Conduct Survey found out, most people don’t understand the risks of […]

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By Lori Lee, AT&T You’re driving alone. You hear the ding of your smartphone. Do you grab it and look at the screen? The answer for more than 6-in-10 of us (64%) is yes.1 Interestingly, the answer changes when we have company. In fact, the same research shows that only 36% of drivers look at […]

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No one is disputing we live in a different time now, when technology rules and texting is basically your teen’s first language. What hasn’t changed is teens and their desire to keep some of their life to themselves, or conveniently not share everything with their parents. Let’s face it — if we all honestly think […]