Anna Kavanaugh of The Anna Kavanaugh Charitable Foundation joins the Advisory Board of The Social Network Association
Anna Kavanaugh joins forces with The Social Network Association
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The Social Network Association, the world’s first association for online social networks, welcomes Anna Kavanaugh, Founder and Director of The Anna Kavanaugh Charitable Foundation, to its Advisory Board. In her new role, Ms. Kavanaugh will help shape the strategic vision of The Social Network Association® in developing best practices with social networks around the world. Additionally, The Social Network Station will feature a weekly syndicated column written by Ms. Kavanaugh, focusing her perspective and expertise on key aspects of cyber abuse issues and concerns. In-depth interviews with Ms. Kavanaugh will also be featured in ongoing broadcasts of “The Anna Kavanaugh Series” airing on TheSocialNetworkShow.
“Anna brings a new language, a new vision, and a new promise to social networkers in her fight for social justice on social networks,” explains Jim Nico, CEO of The Social Network Association. “Anna urges that we embrace the term ‘cyber abuse’ to appreciate the seriousness of electronic aggression, to understand the issues fully, and to educate properly.”
The Social Network Association website launched in beta this month and includes membership opportunities and a free, downloadable comprehensive guide to resources dealing with cyber abuse. The Association is currently accepting memberships from individuals, organizations, and social networks. Anna Kavanaugh joins Carol Todd, Trista Hendren, and Gian Brown on the Advisory Board, forming a solid foundation to further the Association’s goal of applying established social standards to the online environment.
About The Social Network Association®
The Social Network Association provides a collaborative platform enabling social network businesses and users to collectively identify and resolve common issues in a collegial manner. The Association is backed by Social Network Intermedia LLC (SNi) and provides a comprehensive suite of applications and services to all members. The Association’s mission is to further service, safety, and sustainability among social networks around the world. It will develop best social network practices to establish and ensure responsibility with regard to electronic aggression (variously termed cyber abuse, cyberbullying, cyber hate, and cyber harassment). For more information visit: TheSocialNetworkAssociation
About The Anna Kavanaugh Charitable Foundation:
The mission of The Anna Kavanaugh Charitable Foundation is to work toward changes in policy and practice that will improve the psychological and physical well-being, online experience, safety, and overall quality of people’s lives. To do this, the foundation is dedicated to providing services and support to private individuals or agencies for awareness and change, all at no cost. The mission, core values, and focus areas of the foundation’s work through its cyber abuse division, The Bully Battleground, stem from Anna’s own life and are the driving force behind her determination to help bring about social, political, and legislative change. Currently, the foundation’s cyber abuse division donates support and services in the following areas:
-- Cyber abuse -- Privacy invasion and exploitation or abuse of private information -- Criminal computer theft, tampering and distribution, illegal access entry to online accounts -- Internet defamation, cyber stalking, and online harassment -- Suicide intervention for victims of online abuse
A primary goal of the foundation is suicide prevention for victims desperately seeking relief. Empowerment and emotional repair, together with a wide array of other strategies, are used in the foundation’s work to help victims reclaim their lives. For more information, visit TheAnnaKavanaughFoundation or TheBullyBattleground.
Media Contact: Jim Nico, Social Network Intermedia LLC, 702-463-3884, email@example.com
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