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Cyber Safety: Ages 13+

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Alright… your child has been a websurfer for years now, and has been spending more and more time on social media. Maybe he or she has a Facebook page or occasionally tweets. Now is the time to get serious about safety!

Think U Know 14 +
Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people from Think U Know. Learn about online safety when using blogs, chatting, online gaming, P2P and other forms of technology like mobiles. This site focuses on more adult topics such as sex and relationships on the Internet.

Tips on Cyberbullying from PBS Parents
PBS Parents provides tips on children and media.

The Cyberbullying Research Center
Helping educators, parents, and teens work together to prevent and respond more effectively to cyberbullying. The Cyberbullying Research Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents. Dr. Sameer Hinduja and Dr. Justin W. Patchin post about issues relevant to helping teens safely and responsibly use technology.

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