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iJustine’s Justine Ezarik Chats About Combatting Bullying [VIDEO]

By | May 5, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Justine Ezarik is more than an entrepreneur – she’s speaking out about the dangers of bullying and an unkind culture. Back at SXSW 2015, Justine sat down with the Tech.Co team to talk about the importance of content creation and the impact that technology…

Social Media

Columbus

Famafox Hopes to Bring Positive Messages to Teenagers

By | May 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Sometimes, encouraging words can come from those you least expect, even complete strangers. Social media has proven to be a tool for both positive messages to strangers, or online bullying. Famafox wants to create a more positive world by encouraging positive communication, while leveraging the power of anonymity….

Business

Philadelphia

Monica Lewinsky On Cyberbullying, But We’re All Responsible

By | Oct 20, 2014 at 10:40 pm

With the rise of social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Whisper, we’ve created more playgrounds for bullies to find and go after their victims. Today in Philadelphia Monica Lewinsky broke a decade of silence to share her latest mission, taking on cyberbullying. She explained…

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Chicago

Teachers, Parents, and Students Can Connect on Facebook Using TalkChalk

By | Nov 8, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Over 50 million Americans between the ages of 13 to 25 live and breathe on Facebook. These same students spend an average of 2 hours connected to this dominant social media site everyday, yet schools and districts across the country block the site due…

Business

Startup Idea: Social Network Monitoring Tool for Parents, Who Admit Shortcomings When It Comes to Protecting Their Children Online

By | Aug 9, 2011 at 11:17 am

A new SocialShield study that was conducted with comScore and NDP and released today reveals something truly shocking: many parents do not properly monitor their children’s social networking activities, if at all, even though about half of young people experiencing some form of cyberbullying…

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DC

uKnow.com Strives to Make the Online World Safer for Kids

By | Jul 25, 2011 at 9:00 am

According to a 2010 Harris Interactive/McAfee survey, fifty-one percent of teens say they have given out personal information online to someone they don’t know in the offline world. uKnow.com is looking to make the online space, where so many kids and teens spend their…