Cyberbullying and Youth

2023-10-10T14:19:05-04:00October 26, 2023|Blog|

By Kristie Kakos Since the start of chat rooms, social media platforms and any back-and-forth communication between two, or more individuals cyberbullying started evolving. Personally, I come from the “millennial” generation. This generation is considered “digital natives”. We have seen rapid technological growth. This would be such as computers [...]

AI Scams on the Rise

2023-10-10T14:18:58-04:00October 18, 2023|Blog|

By Stephanie Olson Invasive technology, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become more and more normalized in society today with digital voice assistants like Siri, through social media to personalize your feed, through face recognition to open an iPhone, and more. AI has been used by dangerous people to [...]

Keeping An Eye Out For Internet Scams: Signs and Warnings

2023-09-29T08:28:34-04:00September 29, 2023|Blog|

By Jacob Aldrich A Kentucky woman recently thought she had found a once-in-a-lifetime connection with Stranger Things star Dacre Montgomery after apparently  meeting with the star on an online forum. But she was dismayed when she found out she had been scammed, and even worse: she had left her husband [...]

Netflix Docuseries “Web of Lies: Sextortion” Discussion Questions

2023-07-03T13:30:50-04:00April 25, 2023|Blog|

By Ellie Halpert The fourth episode of Netflix’s Docuseries, “Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies, and the Internet,” features one major warning: What you put on the internet stays on the internet. This case takes place in the small town of Belmont, where high schoolers are highly involved in the [...]

Netflix Docuseries “Web of Lies: I’m Not A Nazi” Discussion Questions

2023-07-03T13:31:09-04:00March 23, 2023|Blog|

By Ellie Halpert The third episode of Netflix’s cyber-warning docuseries, “Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies, and the Internet,” features a young woman and her descent into the alt-right and Nazi subculture. The episode discusses the idea that we are in an informational crisis, where it is impossible for [...]

Netflix Docuseries “Web of Lies: A Murder in D.C.” Discussion Questions

2023-07-03T13:31:31-04:00February 23, 2023|Blog|

By Ellie Halpert The second episode of Netflix’s hit docuseries “Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies, and the Internet” takes a deep dive into conspiracy theories. In particular the episode focuses on the death of Seth Rich - a 27 year old man working for the Democratic National Party [...]

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