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April 15, 2015

Higgins proposes cyber bullying legislation after falling victim

Student leaders, the disabled and aspiring politicians in Galway are among those facing the anxiety of constant ‘cyber bullying’, according to locally-based senator, Lorraine Higgins. She is currently drawing up legislation to make bullying on social media a criminal offence. Senator Higgins – who is a qualified barrister – herself has been the victim of […]

April 15, 2015

Why cyberbullying is so hard on teenagers, and what Hong Kong parents can do?

According to EU Kids Online, a poll conducted in 2013 in Britain, 5.43 million teenagers have experienced cyberbullying on social networks such as Facebook, Ask.fm and Twitter. What can we learn from the stories of cyberbullying at Ask.fm that led to seven suicides since the website launched in 2010? How can we protect our teenagers […]

April 15, 2015

Cyberbullying has ‘hugely disproportionate impact on women and girls’

When Canadian teen Amanda Todd committed suicide after intimate photos of her were circulated online, the media referred to the circumstances as a case of cyberbullying. But according to a Vancouver-based women’s advocacy group, online harassment has a “hugely disproportionate impact on women and girls” and needs to be called what it is: cyber misogyny. “Cyberbullying has […]

April 01, 2015

#MotoSelfieStick

A wood or leather #MotoSelfieStick? You NEED to get one!

March 30, 2015

Parenting in a digital age

Sexting, cyber-bullying, sextortion, and intimidation seem to be on the rise, meaning parenting in this digital age is harder than ever.

March 26, 2015

Expert reveals the top ten tips for making your child safe online

Social media means it’s easier than ever for paedophiles to target children and experts say parents need to be more aware of dangers. FEMAIL provides the top ten tips to make your child safe online

March 21, 2015

Video: First-Hand View of Spectacular Eagle Flight

Bird makes record-breaking flight from tallest building on the planet.

March 21, 2015

BlackBerry launches encrypted enterprise messaging service BBM Protected for iOS

BlackBerry today announced that it is bringing BBM Protected — its enterprise-grade encrypted messaging service — to BBM for iOS. The keys to encrypt messages in BBM Protected will be generated on the iPhone device itself. This prevents any “‘man in … Continue reading →

March 18, 2015

Resources for parents to keep track of their kids online

With the dangers social media and texting can bring to kids and teens, some parents may want to monitor their child’s use of their smartphon…

March 18, 2015

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