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2013-02-07 12:29:29

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honestly Social, the innovative online tool that helps parents monitor their teens' online activity, has announced an agreement with Sears' Team Up to Stop Bullying program to promote its service that makes Facebook safer for teens. Honestly Social uses email alerts and a dedicated timeline to help busy parents stay on top of the often-scary world of social media. The tool alerts parents if their teen is being bullied, bullying others, or engaging in...

2013-01-31 08:38:42

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc., the leading education technology company for critical skills, today announced a partnership with Teach For America that will provide financial education training and resources to corps members throughout their careers. Through the partnership over 10,000 first and second-year Teach For America corps members will be able to leverage EverFi@Work, the adult financial education program that uses interactive technologies to teach, assess...

“Cool” Kids More Likely To Take Part In Bullying
2013-01-25 09:44:26

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) revealed that “cool” kids in middle school had a tendency to participate in bullying more than others. Bullying was defined as either "starting fights or pushing other kids around" or "spreading nasty rumors about other kids." The UCLA psychology study found that bullying could help improve an individual´s social status and popularity among middle...

Mapping Our Online Communications And Relationships
2013-01-20 06:40:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While school-aged victims of cyber bullying are often thought of as ostracized outsiders, new research suggests that they are more likely to be members of mainstream social groups and are often targeted by friends, former friends, or ex-dating partners. The discovery comes as part of a wider study, presented Saturday at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in New Orleans, exploring the...

2012-12-28 05:00:45

National identity theft company partners with uKnow.com to help parents protect their kids from digital dangers. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 uKnow.com, Inc. the leading provider of Parental Intelligence Systems announced today it is partnering with IDentity Theft 911 to power SocialScout, an intelligence tool for parents. SocialScout enables parents to monitor and analyze their child´s social networking and mobile phone activity while protecting their privacy and...

PayPal Hackers Convicted
2012-12-06 18:44:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Some Anonymous hackers have once again faced the long arm of the law as a London jury has convicted a 22-year old hacker for attacking the MasterCard, PayPal and Visa websites in 2010. All told, 4 members of the rogue hacking collective known as “Anonymous” have now been convicted for bringing these sites down, an attack which originated against members of the music industry. Christopher Weatherford pleaded guilty...

2012-10-25 07:29:04

LAFAYETTE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Everloop.com, the leading safe social networking site for kids under 13, announced today its official launch of Everloop Goobit, the first mobile social app for kids. The free mobile app is now available on iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch), giving children and tweens immediate access to Everloop's network wherever they are, as well as offering a lineup of innovative new features. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121025/NY00114 )...

Cyberbullying Rarely Sole Factor In Teen Suicides
2012-10-22 13:41:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research reported at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition shows that cyberbullying is rarely the sole factor in teen suicides. The team searched for reports of youth suicides where cyberbullying was a reported factor, logging information about demographics and the event itself through online news media and social networks. They also used descriptive statistics to assess the rate of...

2012-10-22 07:26:01

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bullying Academy (bullyingacademy.org), a web-based interactive program designed to help 4th-8th grade students recognize the dangers associated with bullying and cyberbullying, is launching a campaign aimed at schools in Palm Beach County. Simply the Best Public Relations (www.simplythebestpublicrelations.com) has been appointed PR firm of record to promote that The Bullying Academy is now available to elementary and middle schools free of...

2012-10-21 04:02:44

Rexxfield`s Founder Michael Roberts offers valuable tips on preserving perishable digital evidence in order to fight Internet libel, cyber-bullying, copyright and other web related cases. Internet service providers often delete important log files within weeks or months of creation. Rexxfield specialty services include request preservation of I.P logs, request preservation of originating I.P logs and using forensic techniques to obtain the antagonist´s originating I.P address....