CYBER SAFETY NEWS FEED
We have searched the headlines for the news that matters to Savvy Cyber Kids. Seen with a cyber ethics lens, these clipping keep us abreast of when technology is used for bad—to inspire us to be aware and make necessary changes in our homes and at our schools. Conversely, when technology is used for good, let’s read all about it, celebrate the successes and bring these lessons home.
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Headlines from across the globe:
- Parents urged to monitor their child’s online activities after a young child is sent an ‘inappropriate’ message on Xbox Live
- Batavia child solicited through mobile app
- ‘Are you cool with me being 15?’ The sex-sting question that led a lawyer to jail.
- Springfield High football coach indicted on child pornography charges
- Milwaukee teen arrested for punching teacher
- Mum’s warning to parents as daughter, 12, groomed over Kik Messenger app
- The Great Tech Panic: The Inevitability of Porn
- Cost of Bullying
- Apple owners beware: Identity thieves may be targeting you
- Concerned father speaks out about messaging function in popular music app
- Man gets 25 years for hacking lottery computers and winning $2.2 million
- Students suspended, expelled for playing ‘Jews vs. Nazis’ beer pong off campus
- 25 secret teen texting codes parents need to know
- ‘The internet is broken,’ says Twitter co-founder Evan Williams
- New Twitter Policy Abandons a Longstanding Privacy Pledge
- 6 ways to help your child get a good night’s sleep
- Pimp Culture Glorification and Sex Trafficking
- Instagram worst social media app for young people’s mental health
- The sex talk isn’t enough: How parents can teach teens about healthy relationships
- Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner Pleads Guilty To Transferring Obscene Material To A Minor
- Former Shelby County Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Accessing Women’s Computers for Personal Data and Explicit Photographs
- Facebook and Twitter ‘harm young people’s mental health’
- Ex-Secret Service Officer Gets 20 Years for Sexting Teens From White House
- Yale dean is placed on leave over offensive Yelp reviews
- Convicted killer Sean Price faces 10 years jail after flying north shore schoolgirl to US for sex