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National Volunteer Week: Thank You, TELUS Wise Ambassadors

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, 2018, we would like to acknowledge the 400+ individuals who volunteer their time to support TELUS Wise. TELUS Wise ambassadors volunteer countless hours to facilitate workshops that empower Canadians of all ages to stay safe in our digital world. We would also like to shine a spotlight […]

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Bitmoji, the future of visual communication – Tips for parents

Have you ever received a text with an emoji that closely resembles the sender’s appearance? If yes, they are likely using the Bitmoji app. I initially heard about this app from my young daughter – she asked to download the app, saying that all her friends were using it. I set out to learn more […]

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Sarahah: Anonymous app dropped from Apple and Google stores after bullying accusations

A wildly popular anonymous messaging app has been removed from the Apple and Google stores after accusations that it has been facilitating bullying. But the company’s chief executive denies the claims and says the app isn’t meant to be used by younger teens.

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Person-to-person Digital Etiquette

Our kids learn a lot about how to behave with other people by watching us. They see us listen instead of interrupt someone, smile at a cashier, embrace a friend. When we are often out in the social world with a cell phone in our hand, what are we teaching them about digital etiquette?

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