Do you feel overwhelmed by the challenges of online privacy? You're are not alone!  There are many ways that information about you can be collected online; and many times you're not even aware that it's happening.  In this section, we'll be covering some of the issues and topics related to your privacy online.

Social Networks and Kids

Kids want to be part of social networks. It is important to discuss social networks with them before they join. Be sure all appropriate privacy controls are enabled. Kids can get into trouble or...

Bullying Prevention

Parents and kids need to take an active role in combatting both offline and online bullying. Education and open communication are both critical. Parents should know the warning signs that their...

Strangers and Predators Online

Kids can easily encounter predators online; and predators know the places kids hang out online and how to develop online relationships with them. In this section, we cover the patterns typical of...

Online Privacy

The Internet offers access to information, entertainment, and connectivity. Kids explore the online world without fully developed relational skills. Kids don't understand the implications of...

Geotagging Photos and Videos

Geotagging lets people know where and when you took a photo or video. Many devices automatically geotag content. When you share that content, the geotagged information can easily be read by...

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Privacy and Wearable Devices
CSO talks about the potential privacy and legal implications of wearable technology devices, which are used to track physical activity, location, and, in the case of Google Glass, take photos and...
Half of online Americans don’t know what a privacy policy is
What is a privacy policy? When Pew Research Center asked about this on a recent survey measuring public knowledge of technology and the web, we found that it was one that many Americans answered...

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How do I report something on Facebook?
How do you report something you've seen on Facebook such as spam, hate speech, harassment, bullying, etc.