Cyber Security and Cyberbullying: There Is a Connection. While many people might not make a connection between these two events, the relationship is apparent. Hackers Can Penetrate Your E-Mail or Social Media Accounts and Use Them to Bully You. Cyberbullying can also range from constant threatening messages to specifically targeting someone’s public social media accounts with hurtful images or information.
There are ways you can help minimize the chances of becoming a victim. Click on the pictures below to find out more information on ways you can protect you and your family.
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Social media and kids. Gah! Is there anything more terrifying for a parent? From cyberbullying to online predators, it seems like the dangers of social media for children are endless. Here’s the thing, though: It isn’t Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook that should be keeping you up at night.
The new Netflix documentary-drama “The Social Dilemma” explores how the internet’s most popular media outlets such as Instagram, Gmail, Facebook and Twitter track and watch their users.
If you're wondering what the kids are up to these days, look no further than TikTok -- a greatest hits for user-generated content in less than 15-second snippets....(continue reading)
Help keep children safer by knowing what technology and apps your child is using.
COMMONSENSEMEDIA.ORG - Reviews for what your kids want to watch (before they watch it)
NETSMARTZ - NCMEC's online safety education program
KIDSMARTZ - NCMEC's child safety program geared toward kids in grades K-5
CODE ADAM - NCMEC's program to help search lost and potentially abducted children
CYBERBULLYING RESEARCH CENTER - This center was founded as a means of bringing sound research about cyberbullying to those who can benefit most from it. Great resource of information!