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Teen commits suicide after leaving posts on Social Media – Remembering Ashley Duncan and Activating our Village….

  Ashley Duncan’s death occurred two-years ago, and it still touches my heart.   The increase of teen suicides and the public way they detail their lives and ultimate death via social media, inspired me to share this story.  My intention … Continue reading

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Michigan Teen’s Nude Selfies set off 5-years of Blackmail – 6 Practical Tips to keep your child safe online and using social media responsibly

  A Michigan teen became the victim of an online predator five-years ago when at the age of 13 she sent a nude photograph of herself to him.  The now 18-year old teen has attempted suicide twice as she continued … 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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MeetMe.Com – Is it a Playground for Predators? – Keeping Children Safe on the Internet

 The number and variety of social media sites, often times overwhelm parents when attempting to monitor their child’s online interactions.  However, no matter how difficult – the safety of our children is non-negotiable. As parents we spend time teaching our … Continue reading

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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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