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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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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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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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Facebook Unblocked Your Blocked Contacts !

On Monday, Facebook revealed that a bug had affected the privacy settings of 800,000 users. The bug allowed users who’d been blocked on Facebook and Messenger to become unblocked — without those who blocked them knowing about it. Facebook call this a “bug”. Reports from Mashable, state that the lapse exposed content to blocked contacts for […]

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Old Posts Don’t Matter, Right ?

Yet another high profile Twitter user has been caught up in all shades of trouble because they didn’t clean house and sanitise their old posts and timeline. We were tempted to create a new category on the site called “Seriously ?”, we might still do that – but for now we’ll just highlight the issue […]

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