Facebook and Snapchat are to launch ‘police’ icons that users can click if they feel threatened online in new crackdown on cyberbullies

Police officers are set to monitor social media sites in a bid to stamp out hate crime and cyber bullying. Social media companies are looking into installing police icons on their sites which users can click if they feel threatened. The function would allow an officer working remotely to access…

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‘My daughter was bashed’: Gladstone mum’s cry for help

A GLADSTONE mum’s heartfelt Facebook post has done the rounds on social media, after going into detail about the mental and physical effects bullying has had on her daughter. The mother goes into detail about her daughter’s experience with bullying at a Gladstone school, which she says was so “mentally…

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Ignore, Unfollow, or Unfriend? Managing Facebook Connections in Conflicted Times

We all have them: Facebook friends who post something annoying, inappropriate, inaccurate, or upsetting. It could just be accidentally misspelled words or misused vocabulary. Or debating whether slaves helped to build the White House. Or it could be something much worse. Sometimes these posts stem from carelessness, naiveté, or ignorance….

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Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube Vow to Halt Hate Speech

Social media can be a place where racists spread messages of intolerance and terrorists radicalize young people. In order to promote a respectful online environment, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Microsoft have pledged to review hate speech, and other racist, violent, or illegal content posted on their sites, within 24 hours….

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More Facebook Friends, More Stress

Researchers at the University of Montreal recently studied Facebook users ages 12 to 17. They found that teens with 300 or more friends on the social networking site were more likely to have higher levels of stress hormones. This was true even when researchers ignored other stress-causing factors, like school….

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Face-Book Hacker! Como hackear Face Book 2014

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Can you find the Facebook report abuse link?

Parents and educators often have a difficult time finding the report abuse link on Facebook. I have had a number of calls recently from adults trying to help young teens remove embarrassing photos that other individuals have posted of them on Facebook. In the last two instances the adult needed…

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Ban School, Open Facebook

There is much consternation among parents and educators alike about the perceived criminogenic nature of social networking websites. Despite some evidence that its popularity among some teens is beginning to wane, Facebook is still the most prominent figure in this space. As such, it tends to receive the brunt of…

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