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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10 facts about technology use in the emerging world
The Pew Research Center surveyed thousands of people across 32 emerging and developing nations about their technology use and how the rising influence of the internet affects their daily lives. But...
March 19, 2015 Internet Seen as Positive Influence on Education but Negative on Morality in Emerging and Developing Nations
As more people around the world gain access to all the tools of the digital age, the internet will play a greater role in everyday life. And so far, people in emerging and developing nations say...

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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.