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A community blog written by students that talks about cyber ethics from the lens of youth through their experiences with popular media and real life.

What Is Cyberbullying?

2021-03-17T13:59:03+00:00August 24, 2021|Blog|

By: Natalie Newman Cyberbullying: the act of harassing someone online by sending or posting mean messages, usually anonymously. But what does cyberbullying really mean? Cyberbullying is all around us, and it can shapeshift into many different forms. From social media to private emails, cyberbullying is scary, not only because it’s [...]

What can I do to prevent social media addiction?

2021-03-17T13:58:07+00:00June 8, 2021|Blog|

By Shannon Fitzgibbon Social media, being now readily available to anyone with modern communicative technologies, has inherently made it possible for communication without limitations of distance, language, or even areas of cell phone service. Popular platforms, such as Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook provide billions of people worldwide with connection to [...]

Is the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act effective?

2021-04-16T18:16:48+00:00May 17, 2021|Blog|

By Shannon Fitzgibbon What is it? What does it do? According to the Federal Trade Commission, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) works to regulate how online data and information regarding one’s child is gathered and handled. COPPA has therefore given some authority to parents and guardians in regards [...]

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