online safety

Online risks are routine for teens, most bounce back
Online risks are routine for teens, most bounce back (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Teens routinely encounter online risks, such as sexual solicitations, cyberbullying and explicit material, but research shows that the negative effects of such exposure appear to be temporary, vanishing for most teens in less than a week. A new study from ... Read More »

Support for new UN framework for children’s rights online
Support for new UN framework for children’s rights online (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The global push for a new international framework governing the rights of children online has gained new momentum, after a multinational study found governments and NGOs are calling for formal assistance to recognise and address children’s digital rights. An estimated ... Read More »

Parents urged to #talkb4sharing pictures of children
Parents urged to #talkb4sharing pictures of children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Digital safety experts from the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner and Western Sydney University have partnered in an education initiative urging parents to talk to their children before posting images, including their back to school images, online. Sharing photos ... Read More »

Teen girls flout online rules with friends (or BFFL)
Teen girls flout online rules with friends (or BFFL) (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Griffith University study into teen girls’ online behaviour has found they understand the rules of cybersafety but choose to flout those rules, especially when communicating with close friends. Dr Roberta Thompson from the School of Education & Professional Studies surveyed 130 13-year-old Queensland ... Read More »

Good girl identity is No.1 for teens online
Good girl identity is No.1 for teens online (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian teenage girls value friendships more than anything else in their everyday online interactions, with the most sought after identity being the “good girl”. A Griffith University PhD study of 130 13-year-old Queensland girls’ online habits and participation found that ... Read More »

Australian families embrace technology to improve wellbeing and relationships
Australian families embrace technology to improve wellbeing and relationships (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Far from bemoaning new technologies, a new report has found that Australian families are embracing the digital world and even using it to improve their families’ wellbeing and their relationships. The research—undertaken by the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre ... Read More »

How to keep kids safe online
How to keep kids safe online (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An expert in how young people interact with the internet and video games will deliver the first talk in The West Australian ECU Lecture Series. ECU Professor of Communications Lelia Green will speak on the topic Kids, video games and ... Read More »

 
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