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 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...

February 2, 2017

My very first job, back in the late 1970s, was being a delivery boy for a local newspaper.   It came out in the early afternoon, which meant that my papers were waiting for me when I got home from school. Eventually, the paper started publishing in the morning, realizi...

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