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#SaveUSChildren Too

Robert J. Benz | Posted 04.20.2016 | Impact
Robert J. Benz

It's important to remember that each life and each future of every child, whether they're in Nigeria or New Jersey, is equally precious. As Americans, however, one would hope that we have more power to affect change at home than we might have in affecting a situation starring an unhinged group of terrorists 9,000 miles away.

Facebook to Issue Amber Alerts: An Interview With John Walsh

Larry Magid | Posted 03.15.2015 | Technology
Larry Magid

Facebook and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) are teaming up to put Amber Alerts about missing children on Facebook News Feeds, but only for Facebook members in the targeted search area for an abducted child.

Google Technology and Donations Fight Child Porn

Larry Magid | Posted 08.18.2013 | Technology
Larry Magid

Google on Saturday said that it's building a "cross industry database" of encrypted "fingerprints" of child sexual abuse images to "enable companies, ...

Google Will Try To Eradicate All Of The Internet's Child Porn

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.18.2013 | Technology

Google's founding mission is to "organize the world's information." But there's some disgusting data that the tech giant will spend millions to scrub ...

Popular 20-Year-Old Internet 'Child Safety' Booklet Completely Rewritten

Larry Magid | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology
Larry Magid

While the net may not be as dangerous as some people thought back in 1993, there are still things we need to think about to help kids protect not just their safety but their privacy and their peace of mind.

Safe to Compete: Protecting Children from Abuse in Sports Programs

Larry Magid | Posted 05.14.2013 | Parents
Larry Magid

But it doesn't have to be that way. With better education, increased law enforcement and greater awareness it's possible to better protect children in sporting programs, youth-serving organizations and everywhere else.