Monthly Archives: December 2012

Technology Holiday Gifts: Keeping Kids Safe Online during the holiday and beyond

This holiday season many parents will purchase technology gifts for their children or allow them to join social media networks.  It’s imperative for us to set our children up for success by providing guidance, setting up safeguards, encouraging open communication … Continue reading

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Can You Kill Yourself Already? 16-year-old hangs herself after being cyberbullied – Keeping Kids Safe Online

16 year-old Florida Sophomore Jessica Laney, committed suicide after being bullied on the social networking site Ask.fm.  Ask.fm is a site where people can post anonymous questions, however it was used to post hurtful comments to Jessica’s page.  Instead of … Continue reading

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Student expelled and loses scholarship for cyber bullying English teacher – Keeping Kids Safe Online

We often hear about teens cyber bullying other teens, but what happens when a teacher is cyber bullied by a student? 18-year-old, Chris Latour was expelled from Southbridge High School in Massachusetts after a senior prank turned into an “online” … Continue reading

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