Monthly Archives: September 2011

Zuckerberg is watching you!

A report today in Melbourne’s newspaper, The Age has revealed that, “Whenever you visit a web page that contains a Facebook button or widget, your  browser is still sending details of your movements back to Facebook. Even if you are logged out, … Continue reading

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Facebook users warned of drastic overhaul

Social media giant Facebook is reportedly set for a massive overhaul tonight as it positions itself as the prime player in the social sphere. Know more before your teens do: Facebook users warned of drastic overhaul.

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A Parents’ Guide to Cyber Safety

This simple list of ‘things to do’ was published in The Sunday Age September 18 2011 and it comes from the government website http://www.cybersmart.gov.au  It is a good reminder that there are a few things that parents can do to … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying Short Film

This video appeared on Sunrise recently and, despite the distressing nature of the material, parents asked Sunrise to put it up on their website so that they could show their teenagers. I advise that you view it first and decide if … Continue reading

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Facebook – The Worst Scenario

Man admits murdering Sydney teen he met on Facebook I thought long and hard about posting this news. We don’t aim to be alarmist on this site, we aim to put forth a balanced view of the use of technology, of … Continue reading

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Facebook: How young is too young and why?

Some parents give in to the ‘pestering’ when their child is 10, some don’t, others decide to set up an account before they are asked, to ‘teach’ their child and still others argue that Facebook should be restricted to 18+. There … Continue reading

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