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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...

2013-11-12 23:21:34

Director Les Ottolenghi releases "Submit the Documentary" Classroom edition online. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Director Les Ottolenghi releases the Classroom Cut of film “Submit the Documentary” the reality of cyberbullying, online today. Two weeks ago the Director’s Cut was put online via Vimeo and YouTube and received over 2000 views in just a weeks’ time. The film’s mission is to help parents and teachers start a dialogue with today’s teens and tweens...


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