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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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Weapons, armor and fear at SFO: Apple high-flyer files civil-rights action against Border Protection  The Mercury NewsThe artificial intelligence technologist, a former chief technology...
Apple Employee’s Interrogation At SFO Prompts ACLU Complaint  CBS San FranciscoSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The American Civil Liberties Union announced Tuesday it has filed a complaint with...
Your Online Safety is as Important as Your Physical and Mental Well-being  Thrive GlobalWe need commonsense measures, gun control measures, that save lives. I think that it is important...
Should you share pictures of your children online?  Times of MaltaGwyneth Paltrow – who has 5.3m Instagram followers – reportedly ran into a spot of trouble with her daughter, Apple Martin...
KNeoMedia secures rights to distribute online education games within Florida's public school system  Small CapsOnline education publisher and assisted learning specialist KNeoMedia (ASX:...
'Dangerous For Children': Madras HC Prohibits Downloading Of TikTok Mobile Application [Read Order]  Live Law'Without understanding the dangers involved in these kinds of Mobile Apps, it is...
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg sits down with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos  ABC NewsThe interview will air on Thursday's 'Good Morning America.'
Engineer arrested for allegedly poisoning colleague with cadmium: Police  ABC NewsA Northern California chemical engineer was arrested on attempted murder charges after he was caught on...
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...

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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...