Forms of electronic communication (as Web sites for social networking and microblogging) through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content (as videos). Examples include Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+

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Is Your Child’s Self-Esteem a Social Media Problem?

Social media has an enormous impact on all children, socially as well as emotionally. However, for children who struggle…
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How to Deal with Negative Reviews

Business review sites such as Yelp can be a source of major frustration for business owners. Issues include exaggerated negative…
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24 Sites for Royalty-Free Images (Free and Paid)

In my last article, How to Legally Use Images and Graphics Created by Others, I discussed the dangers of using the work…
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Using Parent Power to Protect Kids Online

When it comes to Internet safety and privacy, conversations between parents and children can help kids make wise decisions.…
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7 Conversation Topics To Keep Kids Safe Online

I panicked as I read an article about new social media apps because I was familiar with only one of them! How can I protect…
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What Social Media Apps and Sites are Popular with Kids these days?

Social media has many positive attributes but there’s no denying potential dangers such as reputation damage and exposure…
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How to Protect your Child on Social Networks

Protecting our children’s privacy on social networks is an ongoing challenge that begins at a young age and continues after…
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Was I a Victim of an Online Predator?

One would think that someone who writes and talks about Cyber Privacy and Cyber Safety would be immune to online predators,…
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Do you know when apps are posting or tweeting as if they're you?

A friend asked me if I could explain how a Facebook post in his name appeared in his wife’s news feed when he had no recollection…
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How to easily see who is tracking you

As we surf the Web, our browsing habits and personal data are tracked by third parties, often without our knowledge or our…
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The email I wish I had never sent

Condominium hotline discussions can result in loads of emails and I had to laugh when I got batches about dog poop in common…
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What do people see when they view your Facebook profile?

A reader's question on my last article, Who Sees Your Personal Facebook Posts, made me realize I'd left out a simple tip.…