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25 Jul Posted by in Podcasts | 1 comment

Internet Safety for Kids Podcast – Episode #13

Bryan Bowers interviews Jayne Hitchcock with Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA).  Jayne is a nationally recognized expert in helping prevent cyber stalking and cyber bullying. This is the first in a two part series. Listen as they discuss the following topics relating to cyber stalking: How cyber stalking propelled her into the security industry […]

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18 Jul Posted by in Podcasts | 1 comment

Internet Safety Podcast For Kids – Episode #12

Bryan Bowers interviews Mary Kay Hoal, with YourSphere Media. Mary Kay is a nationally recognized expert in child Internet safety and was recently featured on the ABC News show 20/20.  This is the last in a three part series. Listen as they discuss the following topics relating to social media privacy for children: How a […]

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11 Jul Posted by in Podcasts | 2 comments

Internet Safety For Kids Podcast – Episode #11

Bryan Bowers interviews Mary Kay Hoal, with YourSphere Media. Mary Kay is a nationally recognized expert in child Internet safety and was recently featured on the ABC News show 20/20.  This is the second in a three part series. Listen as they discuss the following topics relating to the dangers of geotagging: An explanation of […]

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07 Jul Posted by in news | Comments

Take control over your privacy and discover which FaceBook apps are spying on you

Do you remember all those quizzes you took in Facebook? Do you realize that each one of those apps is silently collecting information about you every day and feeding it to marketers? We just discovered a new service which analyzes every app in your FaceBook account and gives you a detailed report on: Information collected […]

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05 Jul Posted by in Social networking | 1 comment

How to configure privacy settings in Google Plus

Google Plus (also known as Google+) is a brand new social networking site recently created by Google. Just like FaceBook, it’s important that people understand how to configure their privacy settings for themselves and their family. Google Plus has many different features (circles, incoming posts, sharing defaults, network visibility, and more) that are different from […]

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03 Jul Posted by in news | Comments

Twitter – A Revolutionary Way for Kids to Text for Free, Cyberbully and More

Article from YourSphereforParents.com “@” is a way to directly refer to another Twitter user when you send out a tweet. So, if you post a tweet and you put @marykayhoal in the tweet, then I will see on my Twitter account that you mentioned me in your tweet. As well, anyone who follows me on […]

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01 Jul Posted by in news | Comments

“Kids and Geotagging” video now available

Check out our latest video on “Kids and Geotagging”.  

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30 Jun Posted by in Podcasts | 1 comment

Internet Safety For Kids Podcast – Episode #10

Bryan Bowers interviews Mary Kay Hoal, with YourSphere Media. Mary Kay is a nationally recognized expert in child Internet safety and was recently featured on the ABC News show 20/20.  This is the first in a three part series. Listen as they discuss the following topics relating to Internet safety for kids: What caused Mary […]

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25 Jun Posted by in news | Comments

First Cyber-Bullying Arrest

Article for Kid Safe.com From http://wnyt.com/article/stories/S2159862.shtml?cat=300 COHOES – Everyone at Cohoes High School heard about the Facebook page, but no one knew who created it. It was called ‘Cohoes Flame’. The anonymous creator cut and pasted pictures of Cohoes High Students, and wrote nasty things underneath each picture. “They were just degrading everybody on there, […]

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13 Jun Posted by in Podcasts | 1 comment

Internet Safety For Kids Podcast – Episode #7

Bryan Bowers interviews Mike Vallez, retired police officer from Tampa, Florida.  This is the second in a two part series. Listen as they discuss the following information relating to online predators: Red flags parents should be looking for The myth of right to privacy for kids How social networking sites make pedophiles jobs easier How […]

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