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Cyberwise - Online Safety Education For Parents and Teachers

Cyberwise - Online Safety Education For Parents and Teachers
If you are a parent or teacher, you won't want to miss this episode of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast and COPS on Blab.  Our guest for this episode is Diana Graber, the founder of CyberWise.org and CyberCivics.com . CyberWise.org provides an informative website loaded with free videos, ebooks, curated news and research about digital media for online safety. They provide workshops an...
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Facebook Adding Dark Web Access

Facebook Adding Dark Web Access
The social discussion regarding the increased need of user anonymity and scrutiny over the amount of data accessible by government agencies, continues to remain at the fulcrum of the digital debate.   Following the Edward Snowden  revelations in 2013, the big five social media and tech giants jointly agreed to publicly decry the NSA snooping actions of on-line content...
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Civilians Can Do Social Media Investigations, Too!

Civilians Can Do Social Media Investigations, Too!
Do you want to conduct your own social media investigations? Maybe you're curious what a family member is doing online, or what an employee is saying about you or the company. Whether you want to verify the validity of a website or social media account, or need to determine the activities of your teen daughter, this episode of The Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast and COPS on Blab is just for y...
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Online Holiday Shopping Safety

Online Holiday Shopping Safety
With the major holiday shopping season about to go into full swing next weekend, I wanted to make sure all our fans here on LawEnforcement.Social were safe from the dangers of online shopping. Studies show that more people are using mobile devices to conduct their shopping. In fact, statistics show 50 percent of shoppers are likely to use their mobile device to conduct some kind of transactio...
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CyberBullying: The Megan Meier Tragedy

Listen To The Podcast Tina Meier, mother of Megan Meier On October 16, 2006, Tina Meier’s life took a devastating turn when her 13-year-old daughter, Megan Taylor Meier, took her own life after being cyberbullied by an adult neighbor. In December of 2007, Tina Meier founded the Megan Meier Foundation, a non-profit whose mission is to promote awareness, education and positive change in response to ...
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Female Professionals on Social Media; Your Safety's At Risk

  Episode 22 of the Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast and COPS on BLAB takes on an often overlooked and difficult subject - women being harassed or treated differently on social media. If you are a manager of law enforcement social media, this is a show you need to watch. If you are running a business or using social media for career purposes, and you are not in law enforcement social media, yo...
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