Category «Social Media»

Chilrens’s Internet Risk vs Benefits

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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 …

Teen Self-Harm Suicide [Video]

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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 …

Children’s Net Addictions [Video]

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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 – …

STOP Clicking Links [Video]

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STOP Clicking 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 article. …

Social Media Threats [Video]

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TOP 9 SOCIAL MEDIA THREATS If 2014 is any indicator, security teams are in for a busy 2015. Attacks are only getting bigger and badder, in terms of scale, volume and method. Enterprises find themselves facing off against brand new attack vectors: most daunting among them — social media. Attackers exploit the virality and trusted …

Cyber Bullying [Video]

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Cyber Bullying [Video] News and Events Spotting the Signs Young people today are using the Internet for just about everything, including bullying. Every day all across the nation, people are being cyberbullied in the comfort of their own homes. Often students who are being bullied at school go home with hopes of escaping, only to …