Monthly Archives: April 2012

Should I Spy on my 11 Year Old on Facebook?

I guess it started after a Cyber Safety parent night at my daughter’s school. I was terrified that she might be cyberbullied.  That night I joined Facebook and did a search for her name just in case and to my horror … Continue reading

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Facebook Approaches 1 Billion Users

According to an article in Mashable, Facebook will reach 1 billion users before the end of 2012. Facebook currently has 901 million active users, up 56 million since the start of the year! Other staggering figures quoted in the article are … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying World Map – Australia Rated as 5th Worst

Australia is rated fifth in the world for cyber bullying but worst for cyber bullying on social networking sites in a survey by marketing research firm Ipsos. Do you monitor your child’s Facebook? I believe it is essential that you … Continue reading

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38% of Children on Facebook are Underage – is Yours?

According to an article on Mashable, a new report from MinorMonitor finds that 38% of children on Facebook are aged 12 or younger. Facebook’s Terms and Conditions currently restrict children under the age of 13 from registering, however, this doesn’t … Continue reading

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My Teen Son is Addicted to Video Games – Is Yours?

I’ve heard oodles about cybersafety and cyberbullying, what about cyber addiction! My once happy teenage son, kicked a footy around, skateboarded up and down the drive, did his homework and even said ‘Hi Mum’ when he came home from school. Now my 14 … Continue reading

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