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So you(r teen) sent a nude. Now what?

TELUS is proud to partner with Cybertip.ca to help keep children safe online. The article below is brought to you by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection and offers insight into Cybertip.ca, Canada’s tipline for reporting online sexual exploitation of children. Fact: teens send intimate images. It’s not enough to say ‘don’t send a nude’ — […]

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Sexting: Shifting the Focus from Victim-Blaming to Respect and Consent.

Few issues capture our anxiety about young people and digital media so perfectly as sexting. MediaSmarts’ 2013 Young Canadians in a Wired World, Phase III study, one of the first research projects to measure rates of sending, receiving and sharing sexts by Canadian youth, identified a “moral blind spot” with regards to sharing sexts. While […]

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Digital Safety Tips with The Next Step: Inappropriate Content

Briar Nolet (Richelle) and Alexandra Chaves (Piper) discuss what you should do if you ever receive anything inappropriate or hurtful online.

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What parents need to know about ‘ghost apps’ used to hide sexts

A massive sexting scandal involving at least 100 students at a Colorado high school is drawing attention to apps that allow kids to hide sensitive content in plain sight on their smartphones. MediaSmarts’ Matthew Johnson comments.

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