Posts Tagged ‘Social media’

posted by on Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying, Digital citizenship, Online bullying, Online Privacy, Parenting, Parenting Blogs, Social media, Social Networking, ThirdParent

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Here’s a wake-up call for parents – you are unlikely to know if your teen is a victim of cyberbullying. No doubt you’ve witnessed reports of what appears to be a huge increase in cases of cyberbullying. It makes sense; our kids are online all of the time, especially on their phones, and a lot of […]

posted by on Online image, Online Privacy, Parenting, Parenting Teens, Social media, Social Networking, Teens and Technology

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It’s that time of the year again.  End of the school year when many seniors and juniors are looking forward to proms and graduations. Of course there will be many photo-ops and lots of sharing on everyone’s social media pages. This is a time for celebration and happiness, no will would ever deny a student […]

posted by on Adult Bullying, Adult Cyberbullying, Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Online bullying, Online harassment

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I recently wrote about Grownup Bullying and Monster Moms and the response was overwhelming. It was the same when I wrote about Adult Bullying: Harassment By People You Respect. I am confident that everyone that reads these articles knows someone that has been a victim of an adult bully or a grownup that simply is […]

posted by on Cyber Safety, Facebook safety, Internet Privacy, Internet Safety, Online image, Online Privacy, Online reputation, Online Safety, Online Security, Parenting tips, Social Networking, Teens and Technology

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Facebook is an extremely useful and entertaining form of social media; connecting over 1.1 billion users and facilitating an easy way of sharing a variety of content. However, despite its numerous benefits, Facebook does raise the issue of privacy with regards to the distribution of your personal information. Staggeringly, research has shown that 25% of […]

posted by on #iCANHELP, Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Digital citizenship, Online bullying, Respect, Social media, Social Networking, Teens and Technology

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It’s not about the bullying any more, it’s about the constant attack and threat of negative and hurtful posts and comments that people make every day. Will you answer the call and take a stand against negativity? #iCANHELP just released their latest video challenging us to stand up against negativity on social media. It’s a […]

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What a powerful message and couldn’t ring more true! As a victim and survivor of cyberbullying, I know firsthand of what type of people like to use the keyboard to send out cyber-bullets of hurtful and lethal keystrokes that can forever change the life of people of all ages. No one is immune to online […]

posted by on Adult Bullying, Cyberbullying, Digital citizenship, Internet profile, Online activity, Online bullying, Online image, Online profile, Reputation Management, Respect, Twitter

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Students and others have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts, feelings, activities, and even opinions about their teachers. With the limit of 140 characters per Tweet, you have options to make those keystrokes build someone up — or break them down. Just a thought, if someone was Tweeting about you, what would they say? […]

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It’s a fact, more people communicate through technology and I would venture to say, prefer the digital language over face-to-face communication! However there is one time that tech devices need to be STACKED and it is time to CHAT face-face.  It’s called family time! Let’s face it, finding time to spend face-to-face time with our […]

posted by on Bullying, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying, cyberbullying prevention, Online bullying, Social media, Social Networking, Teens and Technology

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No matter how old you are, you can make a difference. No matter who you are, you can make a difference. No matter where you are, you can make a difference. No matter how you feel, you can make a difference. The difference you make, is up to you! Social media has made it easy […]

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Internet safety is a priority and the most important part of your digital safety is your privacy and security. Like many people, young and not-so-young, we are engaged in social media.  From Facebook to Twitter to Instagram you will have experienced “the #HASHTAG” What is a hashtag? A hashtag is a word or an unspaced […]