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Do you like scary TV shows? Watch the first trailer for 'Scream' on the small screen

The "Scream" slasher formula is updated with scary texts and viral videos, but the self-referential jokes remain.

By April 13, 2015

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Are smartphones stressing kids out?

Technically Incorrect: A leading British psychologist says she's seen an enormous uptick in cases of teen anorexia, depression and cutting and believes in many cases its related to the ubiquity and instant nature of technology.

By March 23, 2015

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Illinois law allows schools to demand students' Facebook passwords

Technically Incorrect: Conceived to combat cyberbullying, a new law in Illinois may result in schools demanding social media passwords, even if the posting was not done at school or on school computers.

By January 20, 2015

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A third of teens feel more accepted online than in real life, study finds

McAfee's "Teens and the Screen" survey sees a far greater awareness of cyberbullying, but a carefree attitude toward security on the part of teens.

By June 3, 2014

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Anonymous isn't synonymous with ominous

[commentary] Just because a site or app lets you post anonymously doesn't mean it's dangerous. There are lots of good uses for these services.

By April 14, 2014

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Are you being cyberbullied at work?

A study shows that it isn't just kids who suffer cyberbullying. It's anyone who works. Some 80 percent claim to have suffered within the last six months.

By November 4, 2012

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Facebook makes wrong call on anti-Semitic page

commentary Facebook's refusal to delete a page about "Jewish Ritual Murder" rekindles a simmering debate over how to respond when bigots use social networks to spread racist speech and hateful propaganda.

By March 15, 2014

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Sexting teen convicted of child pornography

A teenage girl in Canada sends naked pictures of her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend to a friend and posts one picture to the victim's Facebook page. She is more or less the same age as the victim, yet is convicted of child pornography.

By January 11, 2014

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Trip Hawkins' new game focuses on social emotional learning (podcast)

Trip Hawkins, the founder of Electronic Arts and EA Sports, is turning his attention to social emotional learning with a new game to help 6- to 12-year-olds develop social skills that can help prevent bullying and help build better relationships and decision making.

By December 15, 2013

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Could LinkedIn give students an 'in' with college admissions?

With a lowered age requirement, LinkedIn hopes to welcome more teens. Its university pages aim to provide prospective students with info on how they're connected to a school and suggestions on how to achieve career goals.

By December 3, 2013