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Digital technology is a powerful tool for education. But how do schools address cyberbullying, digital abuse and safety? Bring Your Own Device? But WiredSafety's educational resources are free and innovative. MORE
FOR AND ABOUT WIRED KIDS AND TWEENS
When should our kids and preteens have a cell phone or social networking page? While this is a family-by-family and a kid-by-kid decision, we have some pointers to make kids' digital lives safer, more secure and private. MORE
WiredSafety hears from victims of cyberabuse and cybercrimes every single day. We try to help when we can, but are not a 911 line or law enforcement officers. If you are in fear of your safety, go directly to your local police first.If you need a little help from us... MORE
SEXTING, SEXTORTION AND REVENGE PORN
Sexting is when you take and share an intimate image with someone else. While it is becoming a problem for adults and seniors, it is an especially challenging problem for teens and preteens. Minors taking them have been charged with the production, distribution and possession of child pornography in many jurisdictions.
Adults and teens have been victimized by people they trusted not to share their intimate images. After a bad breakup, they may have their intimate images broadcast to everyone online. This is called "revenge porn." And it is a growing problem that often results in self-harm, destroyed lives and even suicide. MORE
Everyone is doing it - cyberdating, meeting other singles and finding romance online. Which sites are safer than others? How can you protect yourself from creeps and scam artists? What are the cyberdating rules of the road and what can you do if things go wrong? MORE
We know. You don't want lectures or our telling you what not to do. You want to know what you can do. You have hard questions that need real answers, too. You or your friends might need help. Or you want to help change the world. MORE
PARRY AFTAB'S DID U KNOW?
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Online Gambling: Did you know that some online gambling is legal in the US? Many other countries have legalized online gambling. Read why WiredSafety supports the legalization and strict regulation of online gambling in the US. MORE