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New school curriculum on sexting in school can help parents talk to their own children about the issue. Justin S. Campbell/Flickr

In Virginia Beach, Virginia, last week, authorities filed a search warrant against a 17-year-old pupil at Ocean Lakes High School, a local television station reported. Officials suspected the boy of collecting nude photos of his peers and distributing them — and hiding them on his […]

Snapchat was the most popular social network for teens across the country "by a landslide," according to a survey by Business Insider.

Facebook Messenger is in, but Facebook itself is out. That’s one conclusion of a survey of 60 American teenagers from across the U.S. covering apps, media, celebrities — everything they “think is cool,” according to Business Insider. “Facebook is good for group events and things, […]

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A majority of parents check the websites their teen visits, follow his or her social media accounts and take away a cellphone or limit screen time as punishment. Those are conclusions from a new study by the Pew Research Center, which surveyed about 2,000 parents […]


There’s more than one way to hide apps on an iPhone. Teens and tweens might try to hide apps for a multitude of reasons, and while Apple doesn’t include an official feature to do it on iPhones, tricks exist. Different apps can hide content like […]


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