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We have discussed this for a long time, tweens jumping on social networking sites that clearly state they must be 13 years-old to join. Parents will sometimes cave to their tweens begging (peer pressure from the tween) – or the tween will find a way around entering these sites.  In either situation, it is crucial that […]

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One of my favorite organizations, #iCANHELP, has a message to share for a special day coming soon – Mother’s Day: Sacramento, CA – National nonprofit #icanhelp is launching a campaign for Mother’s Day to show that My Mom Rocks. During the month of May we want you to share all of the great things that […]

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I recently received information on a new app, and in full disclosure, I haven’t tried it yet but in today’s society of e-venge – I would say there is a place for it (and it’s free). Social Prenup App Seeks to Prevent Revenge Porn and Online Embarrassment Keep unflattering or embarrassing photos private with this new photo […]

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By Galit Breen When I wrote Kindness Wins, a guide for teaching our kids how to be kind online, the (truly) only backlash I heard was that kids who bully come from parents who bully, so teaching kindness won’t help. I disagree. Here’s why. The theory that bullies raise bullies is one we’ve all heard […]

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Online abuse has become a fact of digital life at all ages.  From the moment you are handed a keypad, you should know that you do not deserved to be harassed online, and if you are — tell an adult immediately. If you are an adult, knowing how to block and report is imperative.  Depending […]

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Safer Internet Day (SID) is organized by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world. Tuesday, February 10th, Connect Safely will be hosting Safer Internet Day on the campus of Facebook in Menlo Park, California. […]

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GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network) believes in celebrating kindness while working to create safe schools free of name-calling, bullying and bias. Motivated by this simple, yet powerful, idea — and supported by over 60 national partner organizations — No Name-Calling Week is celebrated each year in schools across the nation. GLSEN wants to help you put a […]

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The holidays are here, school is out and chances are good everyone is spending more time online or with family and friends. This can also mean there can be more exposure to people or trolls online that can be cruel or mean. Unfortunately mean-people, such as bullies and cyberbullies, don’t take holidays or vacations.  On the […]

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Bullying Prevention Month is over, but that doesn’t mean we should stop talking about the topic of online and offline cruelty that people use with their words and keystrokes. We have already proven that sticks and stones can break our bones — and words can emotionally scar us for a very long time, however a […]

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Bullying and cyberbullying is an issue that everyone is concerned about.  From verbal abuse to online harassment, words can be used as lethal weapons. On the same measure, words can be used to build people up too! Your words matter, keystrokes count — how will you use them? One of the most important ways your […]