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Norton Online Family Report Identifies Issues of “Cyberbaiting” and Overspending

The latest edition of the Norton Online Family Report sheds new light on the realities and risks of growing up in the digital age. This year’s report identifies the new issue of “cyberbaiting,” a growing phenomenon where kids taunt their teachers, then capture the distressed reactions via cell phone videos. In addition, the report reveals a surprisingly high number of kids taking liberties with their parents’ credit cards for shopping online. However, it’s not all bad news: the report shows that following clearly stated house rules for proper Internet behavior can make a significant impact in averting negative online experiences.

Overall, almost 62 percent of kids across the world said that they have had a negative experience while online. Nearly 4 in 10 (39%), however, have had a serious negative experience online, such as receiving inappropriate pictures from strangers, being bullied or becoming the victim of cybercrime. The report also shows that kids who are active on social networks open up more doors for content or situations that can be tricky for them to handle: 74 percent of kids on social networks find themselves in unpleasant situations online, compared to 38 percent who stay away from social networking. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 21, 2011 in Symantec

 

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GCash Remit to give away brand new condo to lucky OFW

GXI President Paolo Baltao and Vista Land COO Maribeth Tolentino

It’s every Filipino family’s dream to own their own home; driving millions of Filipino workers to seek greener pastures abroad. Now, GCASH REMIT is giving OFWs and their families the chance to win their very own home through the Magpadala! Magka-Condo Raffle Promo!

Lucky OFWs will have a chance to win a one-bedroom condominium unit worth almost P2 Million in Pacific Residences Tower 1 in Taguig City courtesy of Camella Condo Homes. Consolation prizes include 20 Canon A800 digital cameras and 20 Samsung Champ cellphones.
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Posted by on November 21, 2011 in Globe Telecom

 

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