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Tribute to Detroit Renaissance High School Student Billy Watts: Life and Death played out on Social Media

I didn’t know Billy Watts or his family personally, but when I was alerted to view his social media timeline, I felt immediately connected to him.  Tragically, Billy Watts, 17, a senior at Renaissance High School in Detroit is no … Continue reading

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What role did Social Media Play in the Washington State High School Shooting : Online Actions often foreshadow Offline Realities

              Jaylen Ray Fryberg, opened fired in the cafeteria of Marysville-Philchuck High School, killing two students and seriously wounding four others before killing himself.  Usually in these cases, we find that the teen shooter … Continue reading

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Predators work full-time to find underage kids online – Keeping children and teen safe online

              As technology changes, online predators have “upped their pursuit” of under-aged  children.  Sexual exploitation of children is a world-wide issue, however I found the graphic on this map from Toronto quite compelling.  The … Continue reading

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New Year Gift – 10 Technology and Social Media Tips to Keep your Children Safe on the Internet

Happy New Year!  It’s a new year and that means we get a chance to “do a better job” at keeping children safe on the Internet.   Keeping your children safe online means staying informed and getting involved. It can often … Continue reading

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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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