The following post is written by Stacy Jeleniewski, PhD, Senior Research Specialist at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). Since 1984, NCMEC has served as the national clearinghouse and resource center for families, victims, private organizations, law enforcement and the public on issues relating to missing and sexually exploited children. Read More
The following post is written by Chrissy Chambers. She became the first person to seek damages and the criminal prosecution in England of a former partner for posting revenge pornography on the internet. Chrissy continues to share her story, advocate for change and demand justice for victims of revenge pornography and sextortion. Read More
At Kik, we take online safety very seriously. We believe that our users need to feel safe and respected when they use our services, and we’re continuously assessing and improving our trust and safety measures. Read More
The following post was written by Jacqueline Beauchere, Chief Online Safety Officer at Microsoft.
It’s fundamental that each of us plays a critical role in our own online safety, and young people and teens are no exception. Adults could take a cue from teens in this area, however, as teenagers are more likely to act in response to online risk, defend others and ask for help, according to preliminary results of a new Microsoft study. Read More
It’s never easy when a friend is going through a tough time, but when the situation at hand involves sextortion, taking care of them and yourself is especially challenging. Read More
When we ask students to name the trusted adults in their lives, they regularly list you — their teachers, school counselors, and other adults they encounter during the school day. Read More