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Privacy alert! Popular social media site may be letting FBI spy on you - Komando


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Privacy alert! Popular social media site may be letting FBI spy on you
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Have you heard about Reddit? It's a popular social media site where users can sound off on all sorts of different topics, share funny GIFs and memes, and get answers from celebrities, news-makers and public figures in the "Ask Me Anything" forums.

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Is our screen-time anxiety more detrimental than screen time? - Washington Post


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Is our screen-time anxiety more detrimental than screen time?
Washington Post
Like most parents these days, for a long time I felt it was my responsibility to limit my son's use of screens (a tablet, in our case), and to make sure he adheres to age-appropriate time limits. I tried numerous systems to help me carry out this duty ...
 

The Right to Privacy for Children Online - New York Times


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The Right to Privacy for Children Online
New York Times
Social media sites typically attempt to ban users under 13, and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule is designed to safeguard children when they use the Internet. But there are no specific restrictions concerning what parents share about their ...

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Social media create new challenge for parents, school districts - Three Rivers Commercial-News

   
 
Social media create new challenge for parents, school districts
Three Rivers Commercial-News
THREE RIVERS — Following a threat to Three Rivers Middle School in which social media played a role, Three Rivers Community Schools superintendent Jean Logan sent a message to parents with descriptions of a few social media apps she said are very ...
 

Schools are helping police spy on kids' social media activity - Washington Post


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Schools are helping police spy on kids' social media activity
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The story exemplifies the kind of safety checks that social media monitoring offers. But Bradley S. Shear, a privacy and social media lawyer based in Bethesda, Md., expressed concerns about the unintended consequences of using software like SnapTrends.

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In a connected world, privacy becomes a group effort - Science Daily

   
 
In a connected world, privacy becomes a group effort
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In a study, the researchers found that social media users act autonomously on some privacy issues, but are interdependent when information is co-owned by multiple users. As soon as individuals share information with their online social networks, they ...

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New apps take high school bullying and threats to a new level. - Monterey County Weekly


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New apps take high school bullying and threats to a new level.
Monterey County Weekly
The social media app was first released in fall 2015; since then, posts about Monterey County schools have included threats that have resulted in the arrest of one student; the request from the Monterey County Sheriff's Office that another student be ...

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Tough to manage privacy alone on social media: Report - ETTelecom.com


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Tough to manage privacy alone on social media: Report
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Tough to manage privacy alone on social media: Report. With the world growing increasingly social with a large number of people connecting online, privacy management has become a more collaborative issue, finds a new research.IANS | 16 May 2016, ...
 

Champions of Children's Privacy - American Libraries


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Champions of Children's Privacy
American Libraries
“The vast majority of teens on social media are aware of privacy issues, but they conceptualize privacy differently,” says Agosto. “Most teens believe personal privacy doesn't exist—that it's impossible to live a life that's private in today's world ...
 

The 12 Apps That Every Parent Of A Teen Should Know About | The ... - Huffington Post


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The 12 Apps That Every Parent Of A Teen Should Know About | The ...
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Not everything online is evil, nor does danger lurk behind every new app that comes to market. But keeping up with your teens' and preteens' online activities is ...

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