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2011-08-09 09:41:00

SAN BRUNO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With about half of young people experiencing some form of cyberbullying or other harassment online, a majority of parents with children under 18 say they are concerned about their children's social networking activities and want to find ways to protect them. Most parents also admit, however, that they do not have the tools, knowledge or time to properly monitor their children on social networks--and many admit that they take no precautions...

2011-07-20 11:31:00

SAN BRUNO, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SocialShield (www.socialshield.com), the leading online monitoring service dedicated to helping parents keep their children safe on social networks, today announced the addition of Steve DeWarns as chief safety officer. A 21-year law enforcement veteran with specific expertise in the field of online child exploitation investigations and Internet safety, Officer DeWarns will oversee the company's efforts to deter cyberbullying,...

2011-07-11 23:15:00

SAN BRUNO, Calif., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 746 on Fri., July 8, 2011, giving the state's schools new powers to address cyberbullying by enabling them to suspend students for bullying classmates on social networking sites, including Facebook. The bill highlights Internet safety issues involving children that are addressed by the SocialShield social network monitoring service. The Internet and the social web are compelling...

2011-05-03 17:46:00

SAN BRUNO, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- A recent nationwide study of over 1,000 parents of teens 15 or younger, commissioned by SocialShield, shows that most parents are concerned about the risks social networks pose to their kids. Few parents, however, know how to protect their kids online, and even fewer parents use the necessary tools and techniques to ensure their children's safety. The risks for children on social networks are real and go well...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.