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Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Most Common Errors Kids (And Others) Make Online

The Most Common Errors Kids (And Others) Make Online
Posted on September 22, 2013

Want to have an interesting conversation with your kids? Read aloud this column, and ask them their opinions. It’s fine if they disagree – the point is to have the conversation, and plant some seeds! Below you’ll find six of the most common reasons that kids get into trouble online – notice that none of these are “technical” issues at all.

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11 Sites and Apps Kids Are Heading to After Facebook

11 Sites and Apps Kids Are Heading to After Facebook
Next-generation apps that let users text, video chat, shop, and share their pics and videos are attracting teens like catnip.
Remember MySpace? Not so long ago, practically every teen in the world was on it –- and then many left for Facebook. Now, as Facebook's popularity among teens is starting to wane, you might be wondering what the new "it" social network is. But the days of a one-stop shop for all social networking needs are over. Instead, teens are dividing their attention between an array of apps and tools that let them write, share, video chat, and even shop for the latest trends.

Brotherly Love Goes Viral, Big Time Rush Surprises Bullied Sister

Published on Sep 20, 2013
Ryan, 8, told Santa the thing he wants most for Christmas is for kids to stop bullying his sister.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

A Hate Crime Detective's Message to High School Students

Bias crimes investigator Detective David D'Amico regularly visits schools to talk frankly and powerfully to the group responsible for the majority of these crimes—young people. His presentation includes cautionary advice not only about how derogatory words used online are hurtful but how they can also make the user a target for recruitment by hate groups. D'Amico works in the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, New Jersey.

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