Monthly Archives: February 2011

Creepy New Facebook Application

Ever wished a friend was single? Anonymously enter their WaitingRoom and give them a hint! This is how the recently released Facebook App is advertised!  It allows people to anonymously enter the ‘waiting room’ of another Facebook user whom they may be … Continue reading

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Words Hurt…

A clip worth showing your tweens and teens.  It could open a good conversation about the impact of cyberbullying…

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A Perfect Teachable Moment – the Teenager and the Football World

Are you using what is happening at the moment on this topic as a conversation starter with your teens?  Just about everything that is wrong with the use of social media and IT gadgets on both sides is being played out … Continue reading

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Would you say it in person?

There are some clever, direct video clips out there that speak to our teenagers and bring home in a dramatic fashion the seriousness of cyberbullying.  Here’s one example:

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Australian Cybersafety Program for Schools Launch

This week the Melbourne Football Club have teamed up with Kaspersky to launch the Digital Demons program. The aim is to provide cybersafety advice and training to teachers, parents, students and community groups. The program kicked off with a professional … Continue reading

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Facebook privacy: 10 settings every user needs to know

The Age February 8, 2011 This post was originally published on Mashable.com Facebook’s privacy settings are extremely detailed, giving you the ability to fine-tune the privacy aspects of almost every little part of your Facebook account. Unfortunately, for most users, … Continue reading

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Adam Goodes Internet Safety Tips

Adam Goodes, AFL star with the Sydney Swans, has filmed a video in conjunction with Telstra to give advice on online safety, in particular how to protect your privacy on social networking sites. Adam provides some sound advice often drawing … Continue reading

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Online Predators – it is frighteningly easy!

This video is intended to shock.  We must never become complacent.  It is a wake up call to all of us to become involved in our children’s online life.  Firstly we must ensure that if our children are under 13 that … Continue reading

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