Social Media

bitcoin

Bitcoin Currency Scams [Video]

Bitcoin Scams On Social Media The Dark Side Of Digital Currency   ZeroFOX Research   Earlier this month, the price of a single Bitcoin eclipsed the price of an ounce of gold for the first time ever. This news, coupled with the exploding adoption of its underlying technology – blockchain – beyond the financial world, […]

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Phubbing

Phubbing: Why is It Bad for Relationships

You’re Probably Guilty of ‘Phubbing,’ and It’s Bad for Your Marriage  DARA KATZ  You got a babysitter and made a reservation at your favorite Saturday-night spot. But every time you look across the table, your husband is staring at his phone, scrolling through ESPN. Um, hello?!, you were in the middle of a story. This is “phubbing,” the […]

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internet

Chilrens’s Internet Risk vs Benefits

Parents of young children believe ‘risks of the internet outweigh the benefits’ The majority of parents of young children (under eight) surveyed in a Webwise parenting report in relation to internet use do not believe the benefits of the internet for their children outweigh the risks. While almost three quarters of parents of children under […]

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links

STOP Clicking Links [Video]

STOP Clicking Links and Sharing Until You Have Read This or if you prefer “Think Before You Start Clicking” What is Clickbaiting? Alternatively referred to as link bait, clickbait or click bait is a term used to describe a type of hyperlink on a web page that entices a visitor to click to continue reading an […]

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cyber bullying

Cyber Bullying [Video]

  What is Cyberbullying Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted […]

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Caring

Social Caring and Sharing [Video]

Social Caring and Sharing My Shriner’s Motto “No Man Stands So Tall As When He Stoops To Help a Child.” Our Children and Teens Need Your help Self-harm and teen suicides continue to rise Apathy and indifference to Internet Crime continues to kill our children At the very time when our children need us the […]

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Blue Whale

BEWARE: Blue Whale Challenge [Video]

Blue Whale: Should you be worried about online pressure groups? Teen Suicides and Pressure Groups Concerns are growing over suspected links between teenage suicides and online pressure groups Reports are circulating in the media of vulnerable people being encouraged to take their own lives by following a series of online challenges. In Russia, the deaths […]

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Suicide

Teen Self-Harm Suicide [Video]

Teen Self-Harm Suicide Charity blames social media for children self-harming ‘It is vital we confront the fact that an increasing number are struggling to deal with the pressures and demands of modern-day life’ Jane Kirby Social media is helping fuel a nation of “deeply unhappy” children, a charity has warned, as it published new figures […]

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Dating Love Romance Scams [Video]

I was a victim of an online dating scam By Melanie Hicken In a typical con, the perpetrator will spend weeks or even months building up a romantic relationship with a victim through e-mails, texts or phone calls, before eventually asking for money. After years of dating frustration, Montana resident Debbie Best thought her luck […]

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addiction

Children’s Net Addictions [Video]

Net Addiction If your child’s addicted to the Internet, Here’s what to do Dr Justin Coulson explains that ‘blaming the Internet’ for our children’s excessive social media use isn’t the answer to helping them lead more balanced lives. Help, my child’s a social media addict I received a phone call recently from a sobbing mother – […]

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