Viral Posts: The Good and the Bad

2023-06-05T19:49:44+00:00June 5, 2023|Blog|

By Jasmine London-Thomas Background Info: You may have come across a video that has gone viral on your favorite social media platform when you log on. As a matter of fact, it can sometimes lead to good things like videos showing people doing good deeds, but at other times [...]

The True Dangers of Young Teenagers on Instagram

2023-06-05T19:50:19+00:00June 5, 2023|Blog|

By Stephanie Olson Social media can be a dangerous place for young children to openly give out their information whether it be in their biographies or by what they post. On the other hand, social media is the perfect place for predators to find vulnerable, young teenagers that they [...]

Netflix Docuseries “Web of Lies: Sextortion” Discussion Questions

2023-01-09T14:44:44+00:00April 25, 2023|Blog|

By Ellie Halpert The fourth episode of Netflix’s Docuseries, “Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies, and the Internet,” features one major warning: What you put on the internet stays on the internet. This case takes place in the small town of Belmont, where high schoolers are highly involved in the [...]

How Kids FEEL About Their Online Worlds Is More Important Than What They Do Online

2023-01-09T14:43:59+00:00April 4, 2023|Blog|

At Savvy Cyber Kids, we get a lot of questions about gender based technology habits - if they differ from one another or if there are more risks for one than another. Articles and studies, including a recent one from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, will posit that [...]

Netflix Docuseries “Web of Lies: I’m Not A Nazi” Discussion Questions

2023-01-09T14:43:14+00:00March 23, 2023|Blog|

By Ellie Halpert The third episode of Netflix’s cyber-warning docuseries, “Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies, and the Internet,” features a young woman and her descent into the alt-right and Nazi subculture. The episode discusses the idea that we are in an informational crisis, where it is impossible for [...]

Netflix Docuseries “Web of Lies: A Murder in D.C.” Discussion Questions

2023-01-09T14:42:01+00:00February 23, 2023|Blog|

By Ellie Halpert The second episode of Netflix’s hit docuseries “Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies, and the Internet” takes a deep dive into conspiracy theories. In particular the episode focuses on the death of Seth Rich - a 27 year old man working for the Democratic National Party [...]

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