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Protecting Kids From Online Predators

Protecting Kids From Online Predators

Michele Borba February 4, 2016 Comments Off on Protecting Kids From Online Predators

Troubling research about our kids’ lack of online smarts and predators’ new grooming techniques to lure them. Advice based on new studies to keep kids safer online and parents and child givers better educated.

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4 S.A.F.E. Rules Every Child Should Know to Curb Cyberbullying

4 S.A.F.E. Rules Every Child Should Know to Curb Cyberbullying

Michele Borba February 23, 2014 Comments Off on 4 S.A.F.E. Rules Every Child Should Know to Curb Cyberbullying

Four safety rules to teach kids to help them be safer online and stop cyber-bullying REALITY CHECK: Did you know that a recent survey found that almost 70 percent of adolescents say the best

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7 Cyber “Don’ts” That Help Keep Kids and Teen Safer Online

7 Cyber “Don’ts” That Help Keep Kids and Teen Safer Online

Michele Borba December 14, 2013 Comments Off on 7 Cyber “Don’ts” That Help Keep Kids and Teen Safer Online

REALITY CHECK: One survey found that half of three thousand U.S. children surveyed during the previous six months said they or someone they know had been victims or guilty of cyberbullying. Talk to your

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6 Tips To Help You NOT Become an Online Victim or Get Lost in Cyberspace – How to “Own” Your Virtual Image

6 Tips To Help You NOT Become an Online Victim or Get Lost in Cyberspace – How to “Own” Your Virtual Image

Michele Borba October 14, 2013 Comments Off on 6 Tips To Help You NOT Become an Online Victim or Get Lost in Cyberspace – How to “Own” Your Virtual Image

From parents to teens, teachers to principals, lawyers to landscapers, doctors to truck drivers, no one is immune to Internet slime. Sue Scheff’s book, Google Bomb: The Untold Story of the $11.3M Verdict That

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“Cyberbullying and Bullying Are Not the Same” Say Kids

Michele Borba April 24, 2012 Comments Off on “Cyberbullying and Bullying Are Not the Same” Say Kids

New research findings and 3 important takeaways for bully prevention New research on bullying is published so quickly it’s hard to stay current with recent findings. But at the same time we’re already seeing

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Protecting Your Internet Identity: Are You Naked Online?

Michele Borba April 21, 2012 Comments Off on Protecting Your Internet Identity: Are You Naked Online?

Meet Theresa Payton: CEO, former Chief Information Officer at the White House, media personality, and author of the must-read, “Protecting Your Internet Identity” Theresa Payton is founder and CEO of Fortalice, LLC, a Charlotte, NC

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Parenting Cyber-Kids: Knowing How to Monitor Their Online Activity

Michele Borba March 15, 2012 Comments Off on Parenting Cyber-Kids: Knowing How to Monitor Their Online Activity

Tips I shared on the TODAY show to help parents monitor their  kids online behavior to boost Internet safety and curb inappropriate online activity Kid Internet access is now everywhere–from laptops, to television screens,

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If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied

Michele Borba November 7, 2011 Comments Off on If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied

What to do if your child receives cyber-threats or you suspect cyberbullying “A number of middle school students—including my daughter–are receiving vicious anonymous emails and text messages from peers. The school sent a letter

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Parenting Cyber-Kids in a Digital Age

Michele Borba March 7, 2011 Comments Off on Parenting Cyber-Kids in a Digital Age

Parenting advice to help us monitor and stay involved in our kids’ online world and increase their safety. Shocking statistics that confirm that we better supervise closer, the difference between monitoring and spying,  and

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What research says keeps kids safer online & 5 parenting musts! #onlinesafety

Michele Borba May 28, 2010 Comments Off on What research says keeps kids safer online & 5 parenting musts! #onlinesafety

Study uncovers solutions that may help kids be less likely to be victimized online Just mention two words: “Online Predator” to a parent and be prepared for a full-blown panic attack. Few things are

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