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Cyberbullying, Online Abuse or Political Scandal: 41-Year-Old Monica Lewinsky Ought to Know the Difference

Diane Primo | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Diane Primo

I am shocked--shocked--that Monica Lewinsky considers the Internet the major contributor to her ruined reputation; shocked that she considered her situation similar to Tyler Clementi's; and shocked at her timing.

Digital Parenting Should Include Google Apps for Education

Sue Scheff | Posted 06.21.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

I have discovered that many parents -- even the digital natives who witnessed the dawn of the commercial Internet in their youth -- simply do not understand well enough how that commercial Internet works, how companies exploit various technologies to monetize users, including and especially children.

The Best Answer to Cyberbullying We've Seen Yet

Sue Scheff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Since so much of students' lives together take place in various nooks and crannies of the Internet, let's look at how teens can help each other out, making their social lives more satisfying and trouble-free by being cyber-shields for each other.

When Cyberbullying Turns Into Cyber-Mobbing: Death By Suicide

Sue Scheff | Posted 11.19.2013 | Crime
Sue Scheff

Electronic bullying is another form of harassment that Rebecca Sedwick was forced to endure; however, it was not your average online bullying, it become a lynch-mob, what some would call cyber-mobbing.

Lisa Belkin

The Year's 'Bad Parents' (And Why Everyone Got So Mad)

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.05.2012 | Parents

Why are parents in particular and society as a whole so increasingly quick to jump on examples of parenting that would not have been on our radar screen a few years ago?

Facebook Unveils Child Safety 'Panic Button'

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LONDON — Following controversy and requests for a child safety "panic button," Facebook is launching an application to allow young British users to ...