How to Stop Cyberbullying – Proven Tips and Tricks

Showing anxiety when going online may be a sign that someone is being cyber bullied. From limiting screen time and keeping information private to educating both parents and youth, learn how to best prevent becoming a victim of cyberbullying.

That lawmaker who used his ex-girlfriend’s nude pics to catfish guys on Instagram just resigned

Republican lawmaker Nick Sauer resigned after it was discovered that he used nude picture of his ex-girlfriend  to catfish other men into having sexually graphic conversations online.

‘Maine Sea Goddess’ forced to give up her crown after social media post surfaces

Less than 24 hours after being crowned Miss Sea Goddess, Taylor Hamlin was stripped of her crown when officials received a social photo of her smoking a marijuana joint. She had shared images on her private account with close friends, but one of her friends broke her trust--which is not uncommon!  Read More

SEXTORTION

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's Cyber Tipline sites extortion as the fastest growing trend in child sexual extortion. Sextortion involves online coercion and blackmail to acquire sexual content from children. Find out where, how, when and why sextortion is occurring. Read More

10 Ways To Determine Whether Someone Is Real Or Catfishing You

How do you know whether the people you have an online relationship with are who they say they are? Don't be so sure they are. From performing google searches to suggesting they send a current picture, help protect yourself by practicing these 10 steps to prevent being a victim of catfishing.

Facebook ‘no place’ for young children

Marketed for younger children, Facebook's "Messenger Kids" claims to be a safe alternative for young kids as they segue into the world of social media.  However, child health experts strongly disagree siting many reasons that children need not be exposed to social media so young.

Obsessive selfie-taking could point to underlying mental health issues

Selfitis: The addiction to and obsession with taking selfies may actually reflect a mental health issue stemming from low self esteem and confidence. Read More

ACLU DEFENDS TEENAGE GIRL FACING CHILD PORN CHARGES FOR SNAPPING AN EXPLICIT PICTURE OF HERSELF

Child pornography laws were not intended to criminalize and prosecute minors for sexting pictures of themselves to fellow students.

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