Posts made in March, 2012


Another Teen Facebook “Insult” Page Rears It’s Ugly Head!

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Yet Another Facebook Hate Page Recently another Facebook cyberbullying page created solely to insult other kids reared it’s ugly head. Older pages like “Whimsical Girls of FBISD”, a page where students bashed other students that included a naughty list and a want to be naughty list, and “Evanston Rats” were deactivated.  Now the latest of these, “SouthRiver Insults”, was also taken down by Facebook after pressure from parents. The comments on these pages could make your hair curl. The harm these pages can cause can be enormous and long lasting, way beyond the page deactivation date. Hiding behind...

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Online Predators. Should You Worry?

Posted by on Mar 12, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Your teen comes home from school and goes up to her bedroom, closes the door and goes online. You worry who he or she may be talking to online. You’re not alone. One of the biggest fears that parents have when kids go online is online predators, especially since more than 40% of kids have computers in their bedrooms with webcams. The good news is that your child actually becoming the victim of an online predator is unlikely. The bad news is that “online predators are a threat everywhere”, and are working hard to engage children online. Predators aren’t scary looking and don’t stand out. They look like...

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