Parry Aftab

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Name: Parry Aftab
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Yik Yak: Anonymous Chat App Stirs Up Trouble and Controversy in Schools

BY KELSY A. FRANK NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COMYik Yak, a four-month-old app based on anonymity, is stirring up an interesting debate on whether or not children in middle and high schools are mature enough to handle it.Yik Yak is location-based and creates an ... [Published NewJerseyNewsroom.com - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Social Sites Create Privacy Concerns

Vast amounts of information collected by private companies, including Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Twitter, give new insight into all aspects of everyday life -- and raise and accelerate ethical concerns. That's because your every online move leaves ... [Published Top Tech News - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Feb 28 2014 - 1 reports

Friend or foe? The rise of online advertising aimed at kids

Internet Advertising Bureau's animated film, What Does That Ad Say? Today's children grow up in world saturated with technology and advertising. Pictures of mothers' bellies on Facebook begin a child's social media profile. Coupons for diapers arrive ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 28 2014]
First reported Dec 19 2013 - Updated Dec 19 2013 - 1 reports

Cyberlaw Expert Parry Aftab Talks Cyberbullying and Online Student Safety at the Core of Education

Dr. Berger and Aftab discuss online safety, privacy, school and public policy, as well as Aftab's free online toolkit for schools. Parry Aftab, a leading expert in the prevention of cyberbullying talked with Dr. Rod Berger about how we can protect kids ... [Published PRWeb - Dec 19 2013]

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...where we are, they know what we are doing, they know how fast we are going, they know where we were last, and who we know," Aftab says about apps. "these technologies tap into our mobile devices to get things about us in ways we've never thought of, and that's a problem." For more information on Aftab's work, visit her website Stop Cyberbullying

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