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"Go get coronavirus and die": How cyberbullying has mutated, and what you can do about it

Cyberbullying has bloomed like an out-of-control virus during the COVID-19 pandemic. But in this case, handwashing - or for that matter handwringing - won’t help protect them. Social-media distancing, on the other hand, just might.

 
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Zoom is blasting off: But how safe is it for my child?

If you think self-isolation is hard right now - and heaven knows it is - just imagine where we’d be without video-calling. Services like Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts and a host of others are making it possible for us to connect ...

 
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"Houseparty" is off the hook right now: What parents need to know

Teen-targeted video-chatting app Houseparty has exploded over the past two weeks, as housebound kids turn to their screens to connect with friends. But privacy concerns abound, amid increasing reports of data breaches, geo-location risks ...

 
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The "new normal" brings new online risks for kids

In these difficult times, protecting your family’s health is a 24/7 commitment - and it’s not only their physical wellbeing you need to worry about. Their digital wellbeing is also under increasing threat, as interactions move online and ...

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | online safety | Education | cyberbullying | Generation Alpha | digital wellbeing
Meet Generation Alpha

Meet Generation Alpha: the first generation to be born into a complex, always-connected world, where the distinctions between “online” and “offline” are almost meaningless. Parenting these kids raises new challenges for mums and dads. How ...

 
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"If you can mention it, you can manage it"

“If you can mention it, you can manage it.”

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Social Media | cyberbullying | online predators | tiktok
Kids are obsessed with TikTok. So are predators.

Instagram and Snapchat are sooo 2019. Today it’s all about TikTok, the Beijing-based streaming app that has upwards of 500 million active users. Problem is, kids aren't the only ones who can’t keep away.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Social Media | cyberbullying | back to school | online pornography | classroom management | digital learning
When back to school means back to screens

For more and more Aussie kids, this year’s back-to-school backpack will include a school-mandated device - and more and more of their classroom time will be spent on a screen. How concerned should we be?

 
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#truestory - or fake news?

A shocking pic of a 4-year-old forced to sleep on the floor of an over-crowded local hospital sparked a social media storm last week. But was it real or just another case of fake news going viral?

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