Research + News | Topic: Online Privacy
Sep 25, 2020
What We Overlooked In The Switch To Remote Learning
America’s rapid and urgent transition to online school has come with a host of unforeseen consequences that are only getting worse as it continues into the fall. Read the article here.
Sep 23, 2020
Porn Spam On Your Kid’s Google Drive?! 3 Things You Need To Know Now
Do your kids have a Chromebook or a Google account for school or personal use? If so, they also have access to Google Drive.
And that means your kids have a direct and unfiltered path for predators to send them sexually explicit material.
Read the rest of this post from Protect Young Minds by clicking here.
Sep 21, 2020
How Quickly Can A Girl Go Viral On TikTok?
Teens are making it big overnight, but that kind of fame can be a mixed bag. Read the article here.
Sep 16, 2020
YouTube Hit With UK Class Action Style Suit Seeking $3BN+ For ‘Unlawful’ Use Of Kids’ Data
The latest representative action, filed against Google-owned YouTube, accuses the platform of routinely breaking U.K. and European data protection laws by unlawfully targeting up to five million under-13-year-olds with addictive programming and harvesting their data for advertisers. Read the article here.
Jun 9, 2020
Most Parents Concerned About Privacy, Body Image Impact Of Tweens Using Health Apps
Health apps have become a popular tool among teens and adults to track fitness, weight loss, sleep and even menstrual cycles – but are they appropriate for tweens? Read the article here.
May 28, 2020
Deepfakes Are Going To Wreak Havoc On Society. We Are Not Prepared.
Deepfake technology enables anyone with a computer and an Internet connection to create realistic-looking photos and videos of people saying and doing things that they did not actually say or do. Read the article here.
Apr 9, 2020
Teen Arrested After ‘Zoom Bombing’ High School Classes
A Connecticut teen accused of a cyber attack known as “Zoom bombing” during a number of online classes was charged Wednesday with computer crimes. Read the article here.
Feb 28, 2020
How Schools Are Using Kids’ Phones To Track And Surveil Them
A technology used in a number of prisons is tracking students now too. Read the article here.
Feb 7, 2020
Teens Have Figured Out How To Mess With Instagram’s Tracking Algorithm
Teenagers are using group accounts to flood Instagram with random user data that can’t be tied to a single person. Read the article here.
Feb 3, 2020
Will You Be My #Content?
For social media influencers and oversharers, life is full of material. But what if their friends don’t want to be the co-stars? Read the article here.