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Anonymity with Responsibility: 10 Rules of the Road

A growing number of apps allow people to post anonymously. There are some very positive aspects to anonymous apps, including the ability to reach out for help and post with less worry about being criticized or embarrassed. But of course there are some risks. Here are some tips for reducing risk and optimizing the experience. Know Continue Reading …

Social Web Tips for Teens

These tips, based on the latest research, will help teens’ socializing stay fun and safe on both the fixed and mobile social Web. Be your own person. Don’t let friends or strangers pressure you to be someone you aren’t. And know your limits. You may be Net-savvy, but people and relationships change, and unexpected stuff Continue Reading …

The Challenges of Defining Bullying in the 21st Century

It has taken several generations, and too many tragic accounts of suffering teens, but I think it is safe to say that society has finally come around to the understanding that bullying is a problem that demands our time, attention, and response. It is now somewhat rare to hear a person proclaim that bullying is Continue Reading …

ASKfm Teen Guide: Being Smart & Safe on ASKfm

You cannot use ASKfm if you are under 13. ASKfm is not for children under 13. Please do not lie or change your age to use our service. Our age restrictions are in place for a reason, and it is with your safety in mind that we uphold these limitations. (Refer to our Terms of Continue Reading …