Monthly Archives: April 2013

12-year-old commits suicide after being cyberbullied about her hair and clothing – Keeping Kids Safe Online

12 year-old Katie Webb from Evesham, Worcestershire, took her own life after enduring insults from cyberbullies about her hair and clothing via social media sites.  Katie was found at her home and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. … Continue reading

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Two 14-year-old teens arrested for making online threats – Keeping Kids Safe Online

Two 14-year-old Texas teens have been arrested for making threats against another student through a social media outlet.  The teens have been charged with making a terroristic threat, which is a third-degree felony. The 14-year-old teens made a combination of … Continue reading

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27-Year-Old man targets teen through Online Video Games – Keeping Kids Safe Online

This story should serve as a wake-up-call- for all parents who have children that play video games.  A 27-year-old man was recently sentenced  to 22-months on internet luring and child pornography charges. Joseph Rice, from Newfoundland became friends with a … Continue reading

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