InternetSafety
91 views | +0 today
Follow
InternetSafety
Helping parents keep their tots, tweens and teens cybersafe
Curated by renatarowe
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Cyberbullying, Cyberstalking and Online Predator Construct Published Online ... - PR Web (press release)

Cyberbullying, Cyberstalking and Online Predator Construct Published Online ... - PR Web (press release) | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Cyberbullying, Cyberstalking and Online Predator Construct Published Online ...PR Web (press release)Cyberbullying, cyber harassment, cyberstalking, cybercrime, cyber terrorism and online sexual predation continues to flourish in the abstract...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Home Alone – Monitoring Teen Screen Time in School Holidays – Parental Control

Home Alone – Monitoring Teen Screen Time in School Holidays – Parental Control | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
It’s School Holidays! You’re at work. The teens are at home. Is it possible that while the cat’s away the mice will play? If there are no boundaries even the best of us will wiggl...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Guns, Boys and Facebook – A Teachable Moment!

Guns, Boys and Facebook – A Teachable Moment! | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Some say that the AOC have reacted too strongly by banning these boys from the Olympic Village after their event. But would you be happy if your sons posted a photo like this? What impression does ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Facebook for Under 13s? Your thoughts?

Facebook for Under 13s? Your thoughts? | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
It seems as if Facebook has decided on an, ’If you can’t beat them, join them, attitude’.  It was annouced on June 4, this week that Facebook are working on a new “child platform”...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Moshi Monster Menace?

Moshi Monster Menace? | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Are Moshi Monsters dangerous?  No, they are cute, fun little critters but parents must ensure the cyber safety of their children if they play these games at home.  It is essential that parents have...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

At 17 a teen sent a sext, 7 years later…..

At 17 a teen sent a sext, 7 years later….. | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
If the term Cyber Safety causes teen eyes to roll, the words future Cyber Reputation often hit a wall with teens barely able to imagine themselves older than 18 let alone a twentysomething.  The de...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Are Emoticons a Defense In Cyberbullying?

Are Emoticons a Defense In Cyberbullying? | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
“I’m going to kill you LOL!!!” “U R So Dead ” Do those sound like threats or playful texts? A group of girls in Indiana are being accused of cyberbullying for sending their classmates threatening m...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Facebook Approaches 1 Billion Users

Facebook Approaches 1 Billion Users | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
According to an article in Mashable, Facebook will reach 1 billion users before the end of 2012. Facebook currently has 901 million active users, up 56 million since the start of the year! Other st...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

38% of Children on Facebook are Underage – is Yours?

38% of Children on Facebook are Underage – is Yours? | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
According to an article on Mashable, a new report from MinorMonitor finds that 38% of children on Facebook are aged 12 or younger. Facebook’s Terms and Conditions currently restrict children ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Social Media Code of Ethics by Students for Students!

Social Media Code of Ethics by Students for Students! | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Students Are Doing it For Themselves! Ivanhoe has introduced a new Cyber Safety student driven initiative called the Cyber Angels. Students themselves want to ensure that their peers are using Soci...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Social Media Policy for Students | iCyberSafe.com – Living in a ...

Social Media Policy for Students | iCyberSafe.com – Living in a ... | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Some years ago Schools began feverishly writing Cyberbullying Policies for their Students as they valiantly attempted to catch up with the runaway media their students were communicating with. Now there ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Cyber Safety - education for teachers, parents and children - ABC Online (blog)

Cyber Safety - education for teachers, parents and childrenABC Online (blog)Former undercover detective and FBI consultant Brett Lee is going into QLD schools to teach kids about the very real dangers of cyber bullying.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Cyber Bullying - A Minute For Kids | Dr. Tanya

Cyber Bullying - A Minute For Kids | Dr. Tanya | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Bullying is a big problem in schools today and it's now also a problem on the internet.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

What is Spotify? Your teens will be pleading for it – so will you! Is it safe?

What is Spotify? Your teens will be pleading for it – so will you! Is it safe? | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Have you heard of Spotify yet? No doubt you will soon, as it landed in Australia early May. Spotify is a little like an old fashioned lending library for music.  It has 15 million songs available l...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

What is Instagram? Your tweens and teens are on it!

What is Instagram?  Your tweens and teens are on it! | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Instagram is very, very simple.  It is an App that can only be loaded on an iphone, ipad, or ipod – at least at the moment.  It is free. You create a Profile, add your name, a blurb about you...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

We know who you are, where you live, when you are in, when you are out, and where you go…..and it’s you who tells us!

We know who you are, where you live, when you are in, when you are out, and where you go…..and it’s you who tells us! | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
 This isn’t just about keeping your children cybersafe….this warning applies to us all. Geotagging and Facebook statuses can reveal frighteningly too much information and place us all i...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

What is Skype? Are your Tweens or Teens on it? Is it Safe?

What is Skype? Are your Tweens or Teens on it?  Is it Safe? | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
One of our parents asked me what Skype was, the other day.  Good question! If you and your friend have Skype on your computers you can ‘ring’ each other up and talk to each other just l...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

This Picture is meant to Shock!

This Picture is meant to Shock! | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Parents Urged to get Under 13s off Facebook. At the risk of nagging - can you please check for me that your tween is not on Facebook. If your child is, or is begging you to let them, I ask you this...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Pussy Cats and Little Miss Muffet – Are your YouTube Safety Settings On?

Pussy Cats and Little Miss Muffet – Are your YouTube Safety Settings On? | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Even the most cybersafety conscious parents can be unaware that a) Children need to be 13 to have a YouTube account, and b) Youtube has a safety setting that you can set to “ON” to filter content o...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Should I Spy on my 11 Year Old on Facebook?

Should I Spy on my 11 Year Old on Facebook? | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
I guess it started after a Cyber Safety parent night at my daughter’s school. I was terrified that she might be cyberbullied.  That night I joined Facebook and did a search for her name just ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Cyberbullying World Map – Australia Rated as 5th Worst

Cyberbullying World Map – Australia Rated as 5th Worst | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Australia is rated fifth in the world for cyber bullying but worst for cyber bullying on social networking sites in a survey by marketing research firm Ipsos. Do you monitor your child’s Face...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

My Teen Son is Addicted to Video Games – Is Yours?

My Teen Son is Addicted to Video Games – Is Yours? | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
I’ve heard oodles about cybersafety and cyberbullying, what about cyber addiction! My once happy teenage son, kicked a footy around, skateboarded up and down the drive, did his homework and e...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Mean Girls – My daughter is being bullied at School.

Mean Girls – My daughter is being bullied at School. | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
My daughter started Year 9 joyfully. She had two lovely friends and they were all together in the same class. They were estatic when they found that out last year. Then suddenly three weeks into th...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Teaching teens, tweens basic cybersafety rules - The Seattle Times

Teaching teens, tweens basic cybersafety rules - The Seattle Times | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Teaching teens, tweens basic cybersafety rulesThe Seattle TimesBut because teens' actions can significantly affect those computers, it is important to teach them basic cybersafety rules.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by renatarowe
Scoop.it!

Teach your kids about cybersafety with this fun resource

Teach your kids about cybersafety with this fun resource | InternetSafety | Scoop.it
Budd:e is a great site for primary and secondary students to learn about cybersafety. It takes st...
more...
No comment yet.