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May 26, 2017

Psychological impact of cyberbullying on a child – parent story | Internet Matters

This mother’s story reinforces the need to talk and take an active role in a child’s digital life as she shares her daughter’s battle with self-harm.

May 25, 2017

Twitter Chat: How much screen time is appropriate during a child’s development?

Dr. Nathan Chomilo will join NewsHour science producer Nsikan Akpan for a Twitter chat at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 25th to talk about the risks of mobile device usage by children.

May 25, 2017

Forum speaks to parents’ role in cyberbullying

Here’s a question for parents and kids: When you go home after work and school, do you talk about your day or spend much of the time on the phone and/or computer?

May 24, 2017

What is cyberbullying and how to make it stop

Therapist Candice Christiansen tells us about the outreach and education she is working on to help everyone recognize the impacts of cyberbullying. Here are a few tips on how to stay safe:

1. Save & Document Everything

2. Change Passwords Often

3. Follow Your Teen Online

4. Talk About it

May 24, 2017

75 per cent of children want to be YouTubers and vloggers

The research by travel firm First Choice revealed that 34 per cent of children would like to be a YouTube personality like Zoella, pictured, while one in five wished to start their own channel.

May 24, 2017

The Future of Kid’s Wearables: More Than Just Tracking Devices

Kids wearables are a market truly poised to skyrocket. And with good reason. As well as promising to improve health outcomes for children, the category sits at the confluence of trends that are here to stay; real time data, personalized insight and wellness.

May 24, 2017

Training conference providing resources on technology related crimes against children

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Texas Regional Office will host a training to support the investigation, response and prosecution of the crimes against children that utilize …

May 24, 2017

Facebook’s content moderation rules dubbed ‘alarming’ by child safety charity

The Guardian has published details of Facebook’s content moderation guidelines covering controversial issues such as violence, hate speech and self-harm..

May 24, 2017

Sneaky teen texting codes: What they mean, when to worry

( USA TODAY ) – If your teen has a smartphone, chances are they spend several hours a day on text and social media. If you ever look at what they’re actually doing on there, you’ll likely see a lot of innocent

May 23, 2017

Combination of Features Produces New Android Vulnerability | Research Horizons | Georgia Tech’s Research News

A new vulnerability affecting Android mobile devices results not from a traditional bug, but from the malicious combination of two legitimate permissions that power desirable and commonly-used features in popular apps.