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Instragram launches – 15-Second Video Sharing Feature – What Parents Need to Know

Instagram is not just for sharing photos anymore, as of Friday your child will have the ability to share and view videos.  At a press event,  Instagram’s co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom debuted a new feature called, simply, Video on … 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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Video: 13-year-old Michigan Teen found after meeting an older man “Offline” – Keeping Teens Safe Online

Unfortunately many teens are meeting up with older men “offline,” and many of the stories do not have a happy ending.   13-year-old,  Kendall Leigh Fane, left Levey Middle School in Southfield, Michigan last Monday after telling her friend.  Three days … Continue reading

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Cyberbullies put on notice in New Jersey – Keeping Kids Safe Online

Cyberbullies in Haledon, NJ have been put on notice.  Parents and students at Manchester Regional High School are not sitting by passively “waiting” to see what will happen.  Police and prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation against alleged cyberbullying attacks … Continue reading

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MTV’s Catfish: 8 ways to avoid getting “Catfished” – Keeping Kids Safe Online

My daughter and I have very candid conversations about Online Safety, but my husband and I conducted an experiment this week.  We decided to watch MTV’s new reality show “Catfish” with our daughter to see her reaction.   After the show … Continue reading

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