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Sexting on the rise? How it’s becoming normalized and why you should care

By Contributing Guest: Sydney Craig Communications student at Brigham Young University On February 27, 2018 The Washington Post came out with an article titled “One in four teens are sexting, a new study shows. Relax, researchers say, it’s mostly normal.” What is sexting exactly? Sexting is defined as “a sexually explicit image, video or message …

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The case for age verification for pornography sites

Posted on April 29, 2018 by John Carr Judging by the number of emails and phone calls I am getting, around the world there is growing interest in what the UK is doing  to reduce the possibility of children being exposed to pornographic web sites. In particular people want to know what tactics and arguments were used to …

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The Aftermath of the Florida Shootings: A Generation Empowered for Change

Kathy Hatem is the Director of Communications for Enough Is Enough, a non-profit organization dedicated to Making the Internet Safer for Children and Families Last week, schools around the country held numerous events to honor the lives of the 17 people killed at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February. So often after senseless tragedies …

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Talk To Your Child About Smartphone Monitoring

 This blog was submitted by guest contributor Scott Reddler In this digital era with widespread use of smartphones among children, it’s important for you as a parent to take usage monitoring seriously. From cyberbullying, to sexting, to predators, the online environment presents many potential dangers for children. And when you consider that 75% of children …

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Parents Beware! Say NO To Teen Vogue’s Explicit Advice to Teens!

  We need you to join EIE to #SayNoToTeenVogue!  Recently, the fashion magazine Teen Vogue crossed the line by publishing a “how-to” guide on anal sex for its young readers on it’s online site. Teen Vogue’s article   Anal Sex: What You Need to Know/How to Do it the Right Way (July 7, 2017). The article, containing numerous diagrams of both the female …

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Here’s What You Can Do To #CleanUpComcast

EIE is partnering with the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) this month on its #CleanUpComcast campaign telling Comcast to stop distributing sexually exploitive material. Please consider joining us! (Article below provided by NCOSE) Are you inviting pornography distributors into your home? Comcast is a well-respected mainstream company that provides cable TV, high-speed Internet, and Xfinity video-on-demand. …

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How Yoga Teachings Can Combat Cyberbullying

From Guest Contributor Hilary Smith Bullying has always been a serious problem affecting kids and teens at school or on the street. But in today’s world, when this social phenomenon has evolved into a new form commonly referred to as cyberbullying, it’s getting even more dangerous and difficult to control. It’s hard to believe, but …

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The ICANN saga – part 2

Guest blog contributor: John Carr. He is a member of the Executive Board of the UK Council on Child Internet Safety, the British Government’s principal advisory body for online safety and security for children and young people. Posted on April 7, 2017 Earlier this week I blogged about an article that appeared in The Times concerning ICANN’s …

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Using Literature to Combat Bullying

This blog was submitted by guest contributor Hilary Smith. Everyday, kids everywhere suffer the pain and humiliation of an encounter with a classroom bully. The problem is a common one – recent reports show that more than one in five children have reported being bullied while at school. And these numbers may even be higher …

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Popular Social Media Apps and How Teens & Tweens Are Using Them

Blog contribution by Xooloo Social Media Apps Tweens & Teens Are Using The addiction to social media and mobile apps is no secret amongst today’s teens and tweens. According to Pew Research Center, the availability of smartphones has resulted in 92% of teens (ages 13-17) saying they go online every day, and 24% of teens stating …

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