June 2, 2018

Please follow this link to an article I wrote for Pediatric Safety Magazine.

www.pediatricsafety.net/2018/06/is-my-child-the-right-age-for-social-media/

January 19, 2018

Kik is one of the more popular apps used by tween and teenagers.  Primarily, Kik operates like a free-for-all bulletin board.  Postings are made publicly and scroll down the screen, similar to a Twitter stream.  A user’s profile picture is included with each post and u...

October 2, 2017

With now more than two billion users worldwide, Facebook is the undisputed king of social media, with almost as many users as the next two platforms combined.  Out of the top 10 social media apps, Messenger and Instagram are owned by Facebook, which contributes to thei...

July 24, 2017

How serious a problem is Ransomware?  The costs to people and businesses is well north of $200 million annually and it’s just looking for a way into your home and your devices!

When Sony was hacked by North Korea a few years ago, it was in retaliation for their movie, “...

July 14, 2017

If you’re reading this, then you are probably concerned with cyberbullying and other related topics, such as sexting.  You may have heard of Netflix’s new show, 13 Reasons Why, but have you watched it?  If not, you really should.  The show is a very realistic portrayal...

July 3, 2017

Despite what parents may like to believe, multiple studies, like this one conducted by Drexel University, report that many, if not teenagers, have participated in sexting.  While their study reports that most students they interviewed had participated in sexting, they...

December 27, 2016

Too many books on cyberbullying focus on the technical of legal consequences of cyberbullying.  Hitchcock reminds us that there are real people behind every story and how the events affected them.  Her book, Cyberbullying and the Wild Wild Web, tells us of some of...

November 9, 2016

October was National Bullying Prevention Month.  That doesn’t mean that since it’s now November, that people can go back to being bullies.  Let’s keep the ideal going!

Today is a new beginning for all of us.  The U.S. elections are now over.  Never before have I se...

“A lot of parents think that bullying is a problem, but not their kid’s problem.” ~ Elizabeth Englander

There are many manifestations of bullying rippling through our society each and every day, but none is more disturbing than the ongoing presence of cyberbullying in t...

October 2, 2016

Technology is the Great Equalizer for Entrepreneurs. The most difficult thing to accomplish when beginning a career is building your own reputation and your own influence levels.  Those two things can separate you from your peers and give you the edge you need to make...

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