Monthly Archives: August 2013

Teen Cyberbullying Suicide Shows Parents Worsening Danger

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Teen cyberbullying should be the ultimate nightmare for parents.  Bart Palosz’s struggles and suicide show that action is needed to protect teens in school and at home. Bart Palosz was a fifteen year old teenager on the first day of school.  Then, he wasn’t. Palosz committed suicide shortly after that first day.  Several fellow students […]


Texting and Driving Banned in Grand Prairie Texas

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Texting and driving is now banned in Grand Prairie, Texas; part of an effort by small towns across the United States to attack texting while driving and protect teens and young adults.  MMGuardian Parental Control’s Safe Driving feature can help parents looking to comply with anti-texting and driving laws. By Paul Grossinger It’s a small […]


Digital Bullying Must Be Stopped in Schools

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Digital bullying must be stopped and schools must lead the effort. The Guardian said it best this week: “bullying has a new digital face – it’s about time our schools recognized it.” Schools have always been hotbeds of bullying.  Over 2.1 million school children are bullies and they have 2.7 million victims, according to ThinkProgess.org. […]


Daniel Perry Cyberbullying Suicide Shakes the United Kingdom

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Cyberbullying has struck the United Kingdom twice in a week. Just after United Kingdom parents digested Hannah Smith’s tragic suicide, they now have to handle the suicide of Scottish teenager Daniel Perry, who took his own life after suffering skype blackmail. Perry apparently committed suicide after blackmailers recorded his skype conversations with an individual who […]


Hannah Smith’s Death After Bullying on Ask.fm Forces Society to Confront Cyberbullying

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Cyber-bullies have the power to end lives.  That is what teenager Hannah Smith’s tragic suicide, coming after intense, often anonymous bullying on the website Ask.fm, teaches us about one of the great digital dangers we face as a society. The United Kingdom is still reeling from Smith’s suicide, its people working to process not just […]


Canada’s Shocking Rehtaeh Parsons Case Reminds Parents of Cyberbullying Dangers

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The world has seen a recent spate of cyber-bullying suicides and it is drawing new attention to one of the worst consequences of digital expansion.  The question is: what will parents and educators do about it?   In May, Gabrielle Molina sadly took her own life in Queens after suffering bullying at school and at […]


Comparing MMGuardian with Android’s New Kid Mode App Blocker

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App Blocker Technology is important for parents and MMGuardian Parental Control compares favorably to Android’s new Restricted Profiles Kid Mode. Kid Mode, more technically called “Restricted Profiles,” is Android’s first attempt to create an app blocker that also functions as a real, native way for parents to control the content on their kids’ phones.  While […]