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HOWTO: Block A Contact In WhatsApp

There are plenty of reasons where you might want or need to block contacts on WhatsApp. Everything from stalkers, online abuse, cyber bullying, obscene and unwanted messages. When you block a contact, you won’t be able to send or receive messages from them, you won’t be able to make or receive calls from them and […]

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TECH BASICS: What is Yubo ?

Yubo has attracted a lot of attention recently after rebranding itself from Yellow, not all of that attention good. The platform touts itself as a friendship app to meet & connect with people all over the world. However, many privacy concerns have been raised over the app and its focus on connecting children as young […]

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Yubo – Digital Parenting Safety Tips

Keep your teenager safe: Talk to them– make sure they know how to stay safe online, don’t be embarrassed to talk about inappropriate online content and look out for secretive/reserved behaviour when it comes to their devices Look at the Yubo guidelines– there’s one for users and one for parents as well Remove the location […]

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Yubo – Digital Parenting Safety Tips

Yubo – Keep Your Teenager Safe: Talk to them– make sure they know how to stay safe online, don’t be embarrassed to talk about inappropriate online content and look out for secretive/reserved behaviour when it comes to their devices Look at the Yubo guidelines– there’s one for users and one for parents as well Remove […]

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Yubo – ‘Tinder for Teens’

Keep your child safe online. Yubo, a teen focused app that encourages children to rate, chat and send pics & videos to other users, has attracted a lot of attention from teens and the media. It’s been called Tinder for Teens, because of its ease of interaction with other users based solely on liking a […]

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Women are attacked on Twitter every 30 seconds: Amnesty International

Women of color are most frequently targeted, according to Amnesty International. A study of tweets received last year by 778 female U.S. and U.K. journalists and politicians revealed that they were attacked on Twitter approximately every 30 seconds. The “Troll Patrol” project, a joint effort by Amnesty International and Element AI, a software product company, revealed that […]

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17yr Old Girl Auctioned Off For Marriage On Facebook

With only 7,500 moderators and 2.2 billion users, Facebook must act more responsibly to protect against human rights violations, writes Susannah Birkwood. On 3 November, a 17-year old girl from South Sudan’s Eastern Lakes State got married. Normally, there’d be nothing unusual about that in a country in which a horrifying 52 percent of girls are married […]

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