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Cyber Savvy by How to teach students online safety and citizenship Nancy Willard integrates her expertise in risk prevention, law, and education to provide a collaborative and positive process for teaching secondary students positive social norms, safety, and "netiquette." She lays out the steps for school staff and students to work as a team in building an effective program that will teach young people how to: Keep themselves safe Disclose and consume information wisely Respect the rights, privacy, and property of others Take responsibility for others' well-being when needed Respond to inappropriate or dangerous situations
Publication Date: 2011-12-05
He Texted by The He’s Just Not That Into You for the iPhone generation—a frank, funny, and refreshingly helpful guide to dating in the age of social media from the creators of the wildly popular blog HeTexted.com. You’re a busy, intelligent, modern woman. You stay on top of work e-mail. You “like” all the baby photos your sister posts on Facebook. You found your dream job through LinkedIn. But when your crush texts you “Sup?” every few days, yet never asks you out, what the hell does that mean? These days, dating is more confusing than ever. Friending? Following? Liking? Poking? Linking? LOLing? WTF? In an era when FaceTime is no longer the same as face-toface, it’s no wonder you can’t tell if he’s into you or just really into his iPhone. This hilarious and essential guide from the founders of HeTexted.com—with totally straightforward guy sight from the HeTexted Bros—will help you autocorrect your digital dating life, from decoding your Facebook friendships, to reading the intentions behind guys’ perplexing texts, to deciding when—if ever—you should text him first. It’s He’s Just Not That Into You for the digital age and What to Expect When You’re Expecting . . . a second date—all in one invaluable package!
Publication Date: 2014-04-15
In Real Life by From the host of MTV's #1 show Catfish comes the definitive guide about how to connect with people authentically in today's increasingly digital world. IN REAL LIFE: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age As the host of the wildly popular TV series Catfish which investigates online relationships to determine whether they are based on truth or fiction (spoiler: it's almost always fiction). Nev has become the Dr. Drew of online relationships. His clout in this area springs from his own experience with a deceptive online romance, about which he made a critically acclaimed 2010 documentary (also called Catfish). In that film Nev coined the term "catfish" to refer to someone who creates a false online persona to reel someone into a romantic relationship. The meme spread rapidly. Now Nev brings his expertise to the page, sharing insider secrets about: -what motivates catfish -why people fall for catfish -how you can avoid being deceived -rules for dating -- both online and off -how to connect authentically with others over the internet -how to turn an online relationship into a real-life relationship ...and much, much more. Peppered throughout with Nev's personal stories, this book delves deeply into the complexities of online identity. Nev shows us how our digital lives are affecting our real lives, and provides essential advice about how we should all be living and loving in the era of social media.
Publication Date: 2014-09-02
Katie. com by When thirteen-year-old Katherine Tarbox used her sister's laptop to go online, she found a whole new social scene where people were not judged by their looks but by what they had to say. And there, in an adolescent chatroom, she found Mark. He was perfect: He listened to her, he understood her, and, according to his messages, he loved her. And through a series of evolving e-mail messages, Katie fell in love with Mark--fell in love for the first time in her life. But when they actually met, Katie's teenage dream man turned out to be a forty-year-old named Frank.Though Katie was harshly stung by the encounter, she took action. Now seventeen years old, she looks back on her experience and brings us Katie.com, a courageous story of how the Internet has vastly changed teen life. As the first victim to successfully prosecute a pedophile via the new Internet laws, Katie's story has received overwhelming media attention. This brave memoir--a Go Ask Alice for the twenty-first century--is a must-read for teenagers and their parents. To visit her web page go to: http://www.KatieT.com
Publication Date: 2000-05-01
Love Online by Computers have changed not just the way we work but the way we love. Falling in and out of love, flirting, cheating, even having sex online have all become part of the modern way of living and loving. Yet we know very little about these new types of relationship. How is an online affair where the two people involved may never see or meet each other different from an affair in the real world? Is online sex still cheating on your partner? Why do people tell complete strangers their most intimate secrets? What are the rules of engagement? Will online affairs change the monogamous nature of romantic relationships? These are just some of the questions Professor Aaron Ben Ze'ev, distinguished writer and academic, addresses in this book, a full-length study of love online. Accessible, shocking, entertaining, enlightening, this book will change the way you look at cyberspace and love forever.
Publication Date: 2004-01-19
Sexting by Focusing on topics of special concern to students, this series makes complex issues less intimidating and more accessible; each book presents 10 to 14 readings from a variety of perspectives that allow readers to better understand the topic.; Title explores issues related to sexting, including: how widespread sexting is; was causes sexting; if sexting should be criminalized; how to prevent sexting.; Students must often make informed decisions about serious issues that will affect the course of their lives. Focusing on topics of special concern to students, the Issues That Concern You series helps make these complex issues less intimidating and more a
Publication Date: 2013-05-21
Sexting Panic by Sexting Panic illustrates that anxieties about technology and teen girls' sexuality distract from critical questions about how to adapt norms of privacy and consent for new media. Though mobile phones can be used to cause harm, Amy Adele Hasinoff notes that the criminalization and abstinence policies meant to curb sexting often fail to account for distinctions between consensual sharing and malicious distribution. Challenging the idea that sexting inevitably victimizes young women, Hasinoff argues for recognizing young people's capacity for choice and encourages rethinking the assumption that everything digital is public. Timely and engaging, Sexting Panic analyzes the debates about sexting while recommending realistic and nuanced responses.
Publication Date: 2015-03-18
Stalking by Stalking is a serious crime that affects millions of people, most of them women. Stalkers may target people they know or people they have never met, using the Internet and other tools to follow or threaten their victims. This resource will educate teens about what constitutes stalking, how stalkers work, and how victims can protect themselves both emotionally and legally from the fear, anxiety, and uncertainty of being stalked. Statistics, facts, practical advice, and stories from stalking victims are included.
Publication Date: 2015-07-15
Teens and Sexting by Teenagers who share sexually explicit photographs of themselves with one another via cell phone can face embarrassment, bullying, loss of reputation, or even prosecution for sending or receiving child pornography if the images fall into the wrong hands. So why do so many teens see nothing wrong with sexting? Teens and Sexting explores the real-life choices that teens face as they develop an understanding of risks and consequences and of right and wrong.
Publication Date: 2015-05-01
Safety and Privacy
Cell Phone Safety and Privacy
12 tips from techsafety.org for managing your privacy and safety while using your cell phone.
Facebook Safety Guide
Product of collaboration between Facebook and the National Network to End Domestic Violence. Offers tips to help maintain safety and control over information. PDF form.
Online Privacy and Safety Tips
Steps you can take to prevent sensitive and person information from being widely seen on the web.
Privacy Considerations When Posting Content Online
Questions to consider for those who want to be more protective of their online information.
Technology Safety & Privacy Toolkit
Sponsored by the National Network to End Domestic Violence, this page offers resources containing safety tips, information, and privacy strategies for survivors on the use of technology.
Twitter Safety Guide
Product of collaboration between Twitter and the National Network to End Domestic Violence. Explores privacy options and the best way to respond and communicate with Twitter if abuse or harassment is happening.
Using IM and Chat Safely
Advice from the Department of Homeland Security’s Computer Emergency Readiness Team on safe practices in online real-time communication.
Stalking and Harrassment
Caller ID Spoofing
Information from the Federal Communications Commission on caller ID “spoofing,” such as what it is and what to do about it.
Cyber Civil Rights Initiative
Provides emotional support, referral services, technical advice, and information to current victims of online abuse
Provided by the Stalking Resource Center, this provide legal definitions of stalking, statistics on stalkers and their victims, and information on stalking laws.
Stalking Resource Center
A program of the National Center for Victims of Crime that works to promote awareness, action and advocacy to enhance victim safety and hold stalking offenders accountable.
A comprehensive resource for victims of stalking including definitions, next steps, and numerous resources from VictimConnect.
VictimConnect Hotline - 1.855.4VICTIM (1.855.484.2846)
Chat online with the VictimConnect Resource Center between 10am and 6pm EST Monday through Friday at https://chat.victimsofcrime.org/victim-connect/
Child Sexual Abuse Materials
Brief overview from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding who is a minor, the definition of child pornography, and its criminal and personal impacts.
Provides the public and electronic service providers with the ability to report online instances of the sexual exploitation of minors, including unsolicited obscene materials.
Images, Consent & Abuse
Touches on various forms of online abuse including nonconsensual pornography distribution, revenge porn and what victims can do about it. Also available in Spanish.
Online Sexual Enticement
Information about a form of online sexual exploitation in which non-physical forms of coercion are utilized to acquire sexual content of, obtain money from, or engage in sex with a minor.
Without My Consent
A non-profit organization seeking to combat online invasions of privacy by offering resources intended to empower individuals to stand up for their privacy rights.
CCRI Crisis Helpline - 1.844.878.CCRI (2274)
A 24/7 toll-free helpline for victims of nonconsensual pornography offering support and advice.