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Media Literacy Week: November 5-9, 2018

TELUS is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of Media Literacy Week. This article, from our partner MediaSmarts, provides some insight about this initiative and the increasing importance of media literacy in our hyper connected world. This November, Canada will celebrate the 13th annual Media Literacy Week. This week – which has inspired similar events […]

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Safety Concerns with Cake – Live Stream Video Chat app

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection, through its program, wants to make parents aware of the app Cake – Live Stream Video Chat and its risks for teens after recently learning about the app and its significant volume of sexual content. What are the concerns? 1. This app’s content is primarily sexual in nature […]

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The Top 3 Social Media and Online Sites Students are Using Right Now

Here are the social media and online sites that are most popular with middle school and high school students and some of the risks associated with each.

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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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