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Everyday we all read and hear stories about people who have done serious damage to themselves, to their future, or to others online. It’s almost impossible to keep track of these daily horror stories.

This avalanche of negative press we see, are the result of people doing what people have always done, except now it’s being done in front of the entire digital world.

Here at the Institute for Internet Safety, we are working tirelessly to help you safeguard and enhance your online identity.

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Online Privacy Daily News Feed

How Product Discovery Can Lead You to a UX That Really Solves Customers' Problems  Built In
Achieve internet freedom with 40% off the Malwarebytes Premium software  Windows Central
The surprisingly simple secret to protecting your reputation  Lexology
Children can bypass age verification procedures in popular social media apps  Tech Xplore
Looking for a Cookie Banner? Add One to Your Site With Termly  MakeUseOf
Over 150 US Election Apps Found to be Potentially Fraudulent
'GMA3' Deals & Steals for kitchen and home  GMA
Company attempts to chart middle ground between Apple’s privacy-first approach and the needs of advertisers ...
With online scams, data theft, and censorship on the rise, virtual private networks (VPNs) have practically become essential tools for safely browsing the Internet. While the benefits of VPN are ...
A report from NordVPN finds disagreement on which political leader does better on privacy issues, whether disinformation should be banned, and what the biggest cyberthreat is.

Featured News Stories

At Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Me., admissions officers are still talking about the high school senior who attended a campus information session last year for prospective students. Throughout...
It's junior year and Ellie Likos is ready to start the college process. The first step: changing her name on Facebook. Since the explosion of social media just a few years ago, colleges across...
Facebook Will No Longer Protect Teens From Their Own Bad Judgment - Forbes
On Wednesday, Facebook announced a present for its teen users: the gift of greater publicity. Moving forward, Facebook’s many under-18 users will be able to kick their privacy to the curb just as...
Opinion Should parents be criminally liable for kids' cyberbullying -
Two girls in Florida, 14 and 12, have been arrested and charged with aggravated stalking -- cyberbullying. They allegedly tormented a 12-year-old girl named Rebecca so relentlessly that last month...
The selfie syndrome Why teens use social media for validation and how parents can counteract it -
Young celebrities do it. So why are we surprised when a typical teen Instagram post goes something like this: Teen (girl or boy) posts a cool/pretty/pouty selfie. What follows is a watch to see how...
They share, like, everything. How they feel about a song, their maths homework, life (it sucks). Where they'll be next; who they're with now. Photos, of themselves and others, doing stuff they quite...