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5 Tips for Safe Trick or Treating

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October 31 is Halloween…and the last day of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. To celebrate a successful month of spreading awareness of staying safe online, NQ MobileTM and the National Cyber Security Alliance teamed up to help parents keep their trick-or-treaters safe this year. … Continue Reading

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Gaming Tips

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Online gaming can be a fun way for kids to connect with others, but it’s important for them to understand the risks and know how to handle certain situations. For example, kids should avoid posting pictures of themselves or releasing other personal information to their fellow gamers, and know what to do if another player starts harassing them. … Continue Reading

Growing Up in a Connected World

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A companion piece to the “Cyberspace” youth rap video, “Growing Up in A Connected World” continues the discussion on cyber safety with interviews with parents, teachers and students on the topics of online safety, cyberbullying, and raising cyber savvy kids. … Continue Reading

Let’s talk about online safety

by Federal Trade Commission

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The new school year is in full swing and National Cyber Security Awareness Month is around the corner. What better time to talk to the kids in your life about online safety. Many of our readers are doing just that — and using Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online as the basis for the conversation. … Continue Reading

Kids under 13 can’t Yelp it

by Federal Trade Commission

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If you have children under 13, do you know about COPPA — theChildren’s Online Privacy Protection Act? Websites and services covered by COPPA must get your consent before they collect personal information from your child, and they must honor your choices about how that information is used. … Continue Reading

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