Cyberbullying: After School App Gets The Boot

Cyberbullying: After School App Gets The Boot With each new day we have some developer or the other coming up with a new app that is targeted at youngster. Most recently, the trend has been targeting tweens and teens at an increasing rate. “After School” was one more app that aimed to tap into the market through kids. However, it took only ...
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Parental Control or Stunted Growth?

Parental Control or Stunted Growth? There is a new trend that is gaining more popularity with each passing day. After several cyberbullying cases and incidents with kids actually killing themselves, parents have begun to increasingly look towards using parental control software to make sure that their kids are safe. These software can do a number of things from letting the ...
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BlackBerry and Android: Like Oil and Water?

BlackBerry and Android: Like Oil and Water? BlackBerry just launched another keyboard fitted device. Yup, they did it one more time. The BlackBerry Passport is a more refined version of its easier devices, but it’s still one that users have trouble showing much love to. In the middle of that all are some asking why BlackBerry can’t just adopt the Android OS. ...
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Parents need to find balance with social media monitoring

Parents need to find balance with social media monitoring Social media has become an everyday part of a number of American’s lives, and this is especially true for the younger generation. As a result, parents need to find a good balance between monitoring their child’s behavior and allowing them to make their own mistakes. A recent report issued by a professor at the College ...
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Majority of pre-teens have their own cell phones

Majority of pre-teens have their own cell phones A recent survey conducted by ORC International for National Consumers League found there are an increasing number of “tweens,” which are children aged 8 to 12, who have a cell phone. The survey found nearly six out of 10 parents with tweens (56 percent) have provided their child with a cell phone, and this ranges ...
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Cyberbullying may not be as prevalent as once thought

Cyberbullying may not be as prevalent as once thought Cyberbullying has been a hot topic as of late, but it may not be as bad as many believed. According to USA Today, a recent study conducted by researchers at Brunel University in London found the prevalence of how often children are bullied online is not easily determined, and the result vary dramatically. Recent research ...
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Should parents buy a cell phone for their child before the school year?

Should parents buy a cell phone for their child before the school year? Even though it is still summer, the new school year is nearly here. As many parents take their children shopping for new supplies and clothing, some may be wondering if this is the year to buy their child his or her own cell phone. There are a number of things to consider before opting for ...
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Parents should be aware of various cyberbullying methods

Parents should be aware of various cyberbullying methods It is no secret cyberbullying has become a serious issue among middle and high school students, and parents are doing what they can do avoid it. Some parents have implemented parental monitoring systems into their child’s cell phone and computer to see if they are victims of bullying or even the person who is bullying. ...
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