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Teach Your Kids to Identify Fake News with These 7 Steps

Today’s world is bursting with information – including fake news. We have so much right at our fingertips. But how much of what’s out there is actually credible? In an effort to combat the rise in misinformation, Google recently developed an internet initiative called Be Internet …

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My Statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee – “Protecting Innocence in a Digital World”

On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Chris McKenna, the founder and CEO of Protect Young Eyes, was invited as one of five witnesses to a Senate Judiciary Hearing titled, “Protecting Innocence in a Digital World.” This work is an extension of the #FixAppRatings Campaign that started in …

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Complete Guide to Snapchat Filters

A Complete Guide to Snapchat Filters – Shark Face, Porn Stars, & Beer Ads

What are Snapchat Filters? A Complete Guide for Parents. Does your kid have Snapchat? Great. Time for a lesson on Snapchat filters. If not, does your kid have friends who have Snapchat? Great. Your kid is impacted by them, too. Still time for a lesson. Snapchat …

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What is cyber flashing

What is Cyber Flashing? My Kid Received P*rn.

What is cyber flashing? Australian online safety experts are warning parents about a rise in new digital phenomenon known as “cyber flashing”, where explicit and abusive images are anonymously sent to strangers (or friends) through iPhones using its AirDrop feature. AirDrop is one of many iPhone …

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4 Ways Pedophiles Target Kids on Instagram

4 Ways Pedophiles Exploit Instagram to Groom Kids

Pedophiles trade Child Porn through Dropbox Links on Instagram   The Atlantic first reported that teenagers stumbled upon a network of Instagram accounts that were sharing Dropbox links of child porn (Atlantic article). The way it worked is that pedophiles were using certain hashtags on images …

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Suicide Porn Instagram

What is Suicide Porn? Instagram Blamed in Young Teen’s Death.

**WARNING – the stories, words, and images included in this post are extremely graphic. But every child who has Instagram has instant access to photos like these. With zero parental controls.  “Instagram helped kill my daughter.” Molly Russell, 14, took her own life in 2017 after …

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