Tag: cyberbullying

S’mores. Sparklers. Snow cones. Sunburns. Fireflies. Remember when summer was simple? Before smartphones and social networks, there was less uploading and more unwinding; less commenting and more savoring.  There’s a new summer now. It’s the social summer, and tweens and teens know it well. It’s those few months away from school where the pressure (and ...
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According to a study recently released by National Research Group (NRG), the wildly popular video game Fortnite is growing beyond its intended gaming platform into a favored social network where kids go daily to chat, message, and connect. The study represents the most in-depth study on Fortnite to date and contains essential takeaways for parents trying ...
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What adults call texting, kids call talking. They “talk" on their phones via chat, social comments, snaps, posts, tweets, and direct messages. And they are talking most of the time — tap, tap, tap — much like background music. In all this “talking" a language, or code, emerges just as it has for every generation only today that ...
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[caption id="attachment_94371" align="alignright" width="320"] This eerie image is connected to the alleged Momo challenge causing panic among parents.[/caption] Editor’s Note: This blog post includes disturbing content and mentions of suicide. Internet challenges have been going on for years. They can be fun and harmless, or they can be dim-witted and even deadly. The latest challenge ...
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