• Support your Friends

    Start the conversation. If your friend may be experiencing sextortion, share this with them: “You need to know that if someone ever tries to use a photo of you to get you to do something you don’t want to do – I will be here for you, I won’t judge you, and we will figure it out together.” Offer support…

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  • Stop Sextortion Before It Starts

    Tell your friends that they can trust you. You can even help your friends before they need it, and right now is one of those times. Sextortion is uncomfortable, and people going through it are usually pretty scared to tell their friends. Your friends need to know that you’ll be there for them, even if something like sextortion happens. Tell…

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  • Get help To Stop Sextortion

    Take control. If you’re asked to share something that makes you uncomfortable, you have a right to say no, even if you already shared something with them before. If they try to make you feel bad, just remember: THEY are the ones who are doing something wrong.   Talk with someone you trust. Addressing your feelings is important, and talking with…

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  • Keeping your kids safe online in the age of COVID: Usable tips for parents

    Here’s how to start thinking about, talking about, and addressing online child safety with your kids in the age of COVID-19: Ask your kids to teach you about their favorite apps Adobe//georgerudy For children that have their own devices, this is the perfect time to ask about the apps and games they use the most. But don’t stop there: take…

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  • Top 10 Internet Safety Rules & What Not to Do Online

    A 19-year-old running for public office in New Hampshire found out about the importance of following Internet safety rules the hard way. As Seacoast Online reports, his opponents found images in his social media posts that were sexually suggestive and referenced past drug use. Just like that, his political career crashed and burned upon takeoff. But, unfortunately, he isn’t the only one,…

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  • WhatsApp Security

    Privacy and Security  in WhatsApp From day one, we built WhatsApp to help you stay in touch with friends, share vital information during natural disasters, reconnect with separated families, or seek a better life. Some of your most personal moments are shared with WhatsApp, which is why we built end-to-end encryption into our app. When end-to-end encrypted, your messages, photos, videos, voice messages,…

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