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We’re stepping up our fight against bullying

We’re getting better at identifying bullying in your child’s social media activity. Today we are releasing a new level of bullying classifiers, this release uses a new upgraded system which will do a better job of finding instances of bullying. Our new system is not simply looking for direct bullying, we programmed it to find instances of kids defending bullying, supporting bullies, and talking about bullying events that … Continue reading We’re stepping up our fight against bullying

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Dr. Wendy Walsh discusses secret Facebook groups on CNN

Relationship expert Dr. Wendy Walsh joined CNN last night to discuss secret Facebook groups and address concerns parents may have with their kids participating them. Wendy gives some great advice for parents worried about their kids social media activity, including: Parents should be consistent, parenting both offline and online Teach digital etiquette at an early age Be in the online village with your child, friend them, know who … Continue reading Dr. Wendy Walsh discusses secret Facebook groups on CNN

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Bullying – don’t be a bystander

How would you react if you saw a child being bullied? It happens every day and has serious consequences such as depression, anxiety and poor school performance for the child being bullied. Close to a quarter of students ages 12-18 in the United States report being bullied, which is an underestimate of the actual number of teens suffering from the antisocial behaviour. If your child … Continue reading Bullying – don’t be a bystander

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Netflix & chill? Savage? Bae? Extra? Stay atop the latest internet slang  

As useful as it is in our everyday life, for parents the Internet can be both a curse and a blessing at the same time. Your kids spend most of their day (and sometimes night) glued to their mobile phones or computer . They do their homework, manage their social lives and follow new cultural trends via the Internet, often faster than you can understand it. … Continue reading Netflix & chill? Savage? Bae? Extra? Stay atop the latest internet slang