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    With the rapid changes in digital technology and social networking available to our children, as parents we need to take a proactive approach to understanding what the threats are and how to proactively protect our children from becoming victims.   
     
    Below are some links to documents and white papers that provide useful information regarding protecting our children against some of those threats.
     
    1. Cyberbullying-Damage in a Digital Age White Paper
      What cyberbullying is
      and why it matters: 
      Cyberbullying can take many forms � from repeatedly sending hurtful text messages and pictures to posting cruel comments online to creating fake Facebook or MySpace pages to impersonate other kids � and it can have a devasting effect...
    2. Tips to Help Stop Cyberbullying
      Connect Safely provides tips to help stop cyberbullying.
    3. Internet Safety Pledge
      I
      nternet Safety Pledge from www.Netsmartz.org.
    4. Tips To Prevent Sexting Connect Safely
      "Sexting" usually refers to teens sharing nude photos via cellphone, but it's happening on other devices and the Web too. The practice can have serious legal and psychological consequences, so - teens and adults - consider these tips! 
    5. Social Web Safety Tips for Parents
      Social Web Safety Tips for Parents from ConnectSafely.org
    6. Social Web Safety Tips for Teens
      Social Web Safety Tips for Teens from ConnectSafely.org
Last Modified on September 20, 2011