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Creating A Better Internet Theme For This Year's Safer Internet Day
2014-02-11 09:41:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday, organizations and educators in more than 100 countries will hold activities to recognize Safer Internet Day (SID) – a campaign designed to bring awareness to various online safety concerns, such as cyber-bullying and identity theft. The theme for this year’s Safer Internet Day is “Let's create a better internet together.” “The Internet touches our lives every day; we email to stay connected, share photos and...

2014-01-19 23:02:26

In response to an article published by CBS Local, one of Long Island’s top online marketing companies, fishbat, applauds a group of middle schoolers in California that started an “anti-bullying” campaign on Facebook. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 fishbat, one of Long Island’s top online marketing companies, responds to an article published by CBS Local on January 14, which details how a group of middle schoolers started a viral “anti-bullying” campaign on Facebook....

2014-01-18 23:02:34

In response to an article published by Legal Insurrection, Long Island advertising agency, fishbat, discusses New Jersey’s new bill to teach appropriate social media behavior to middle school students. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 fishbat, a leading Long Island advertising agency, reveals how New Jersey plans to teach proper social media behavior with a new law and how it could curb cyber-bullying. According to a January 10th Legal Insurrection article titled “NJ bill mandates...

2014-01-15 23:03:07

KidsEmail.org introduces a new tool to improve childhood literacy. Younger kids enjoy sending and receiving email, that’s why KidsEmail.org has not only created a safe place for kids to connect with friends and family. Arbon, Idaho (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 All parents know that reading to their young children is an effective way to help their children learn new words and improve their reading skills. When a child reaches 4-years-old, they begin to build their knowledge of written...

2014-01-09 23:25:40

Following a successful pilot, by Text2Them, Inc., that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, Queen Anne’s County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved expanding the “Text 2 Stop it!”™ Program in county schools. Centreville, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Following a successful pilot that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, on December 17, 2013...

2013-12-30 08:28:46

BEIJING, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The suicide of 18 year old An Qi sparks debate throughout China about the phenomenon of Cyber Bullying and Cyber Hunting. To tackle the issues of real and virtual bullying, CCTV's Tian Wei sits down with long-time "China-hand" and legal expert Edward Lehman, of LEHMAN, LEE & XU and Professor Shi Anbin of Tsinghua University on December 20(th), 2013. Edward Lehman and Professor Shi Anbin were asked to comment on the difference between Cyber Bullying...

2013-11-27 23:25:54

"Submit the Documentary" Accolade Award Was Given for Use of Film/Video for Social Change Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Submit the Documentary: the virtual reality of cyberbullying produced by Plat4m Studios, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Accolade Competition. The award was given for use of film/video for social change. Submit the Documentary was created to raise awareness about cyberbullying and sexting in the ever growing world of social media. Submit...

2013-11-22 23:40:28

Statistics show that teenagers who own and use smartphones and have access to social media networks are vulnerable to numerous online threats. Smart Shepherd, the latest technology release from Legacy Technology Group, now offers parents a means to monitor the online activity their teens are engaged in. Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 One in four teenagers ages 12 to 17 owns a smartphone. Nine out of every 10 teens with a smartphone is engaged in social media like Facebook and...

2013-11-21 15:47:01

Asian, Hispanic, black parents more concerned than whites about online safety issues Nearly all parents agree -- when their children go online, stranger danger is their biggest safety concern, followed closely by exposure to pornography, violent content and bullying, according to a collaborative study between researchers at Northwestern University and Microsoft Research. But, a parent’s level of concern for these and other online safety issues varies depending on their racial and...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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