Monthly Archives: December 2013

Mom exposes name of 12-year old cyberbully who has been tormenting her daughter

Australian mom, Anne-Marie Schmidt posted a screenshot on her Facebook page of a 12-year old cyberbully’s Instragram posts which targets her daughter Mackenzie. The post from the 12-year old reads:  “Question – does anyone like Mackenzie? She’s being a b*tch … Continue reading

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Teens accused of making threats on Facebook plead guilty – Online Safety and Social Media Responsibility For Teens

  Two Ohio teens were arrested by Butler County Sheriff’s detectives after a teacher alerted administrators to threatening posts made on Facebook.  The New Miami High School students expressed a dislike of the school and mentioned something about shooting. The … Continue reading

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Instagram New Features – What Parent’s Need to Know: Keeping Children Safe Online

Last week Instagram unveiled a new feature that allows users to send a photo or video to a single person or up to 15 people, and to have real-time text conversations.  Until the new feature release, photos could only be … Continue reading

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Hour of Code Initiative Engages Females in Technology – Awakening the Mature Geek

  It seems the new buzz word is “coding,” however I am a living witness that learning to code can literally change your life overnight.  When I was 25 I was an aspiring mortician, until I became a Mainframe Programmer.  … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday “Mother of COBOL,” Admiral Grace Hopper – Empowering Females In STEM

Happy Birthday to the “Mother of COBOL,” Admiral Grace Hopper.  COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language,) the program that allows computers to communicate through language as well as numbers.  The first computer language I mastered was COBOL, therefore I thank Admiral … Continue reading

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