When terror strikes, social media can be used to share information, process grief, and re-traumatize victims. Experts say parents and educators can help.
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February 07, 2018
Children's advocates and tech-industry insiders are teaming up to press for more "humane" design and business practices.
February 06, 2018
A California district is under fire for allegedly punishing a student who retweeted and liked "inappropriate" content on her personal social-media account.
December 06, 2017
"Messenger Kids" will let children video chat with parent-approved contacts, but the app is raising concerns about data-privacy and social-media use by young children.
December 04, 2017
Botcheck.me, a Google Chrome extension available via the browser's web store, enables individuals to reveal and log information about suspicious Twitter users.
October 02, 2017
Talking with friends online provides the same kind of support and validation for teenagers as interacting face-to-face, according to a new study.
September 28, 2017
After hackers struck, Nevada's Foothill High and Florida's St. Lucie schools were faced with offensive content coming from their official Twitter accounts.
September 15, 2017
After Hurricane Harvey swamped her school system, Shanna Lumpkin, a 2nd grade teacher in the Humble Independent school district in Texas, used online platforms to read books with her students and give out back-to-school assignments.
September 06, 2017
From Facebook to Google to a popular text-messaging app, principals have used ed tech to support colleagues dealing with Hurricane Harvey.
August 31, 2017
Grappling with concerns around cyberbullying, school safety, and classroom distraction, some K-12 schools choose to ban cellphones from the premises altogether.