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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.

The Institute for Internet Safety: Catching Mistakes Before Mistakes Catch You!

Online Privacy Daily News Feed

Plants and Birds Need Privacy Online, Too  SlateBirders like to make lists. The other day, just walking by the lake in Oakland, California, I saw an Anna's hummingbird, a couple different...
How to protect online privacy  Myanmar TimesSome simple techniques can help to protect your online privacy in Myanmar on Android and MIUI-based smartphones.
Editorial: Mark Zuckerberg lacks credibility to dictate internet reforms  East Bay TimesSo, Mark Zuckerberg now wants Congress to regulate his company and the internet. And he wants to...
Official Rules: Fan of the Day Debrand Fine Chocolates Sweepstakes  FOX 59 IndianapolisFan of the Day: Debrand Fine Chocolate 2019 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT...
INTERNET PRIVACY  The Manila TimesThis website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing to use this website without disabling cookies in your web...
CVS spreads same-day prescription deliveries to 36 states  ABC News(The Associated Press) FILE - This Jan. 18, 2017, file photo shows a CVS Pharmacy in Pittsburgh. CVS Health is expanding...
New Australian Bill Would Punish Internet Platforms For Violent Content  NPRAustralia's parliament has passed new legislation to criminalize Internet platforms for failing to remove violent...
Ban TikTok Downloads, Madras High Court Directs Centre  Inc42 MediaThe media is also prohibited from sharing videos made on TikTok app. The Court has asked the government to write a law...
We monitor for you,” said James. There are other privacy services that promise to remove your data from the internet. Ironically, some of these belong to the same companies putting your information...
Gwyneth Paltrow—who has 5.3 million Instagram followers—reportedly ran into a spot of trouble with her daughter, Apple Martin, recently when the 14-year-old called out her mother for posting a...

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 - CNN.com
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 - TODAY.com
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...