People are naturally curious about each other; consider how when you first meet someone, you’ll ask them questions like what they do for a living, where they live, where they’re from, and so on. Social networks like Ask.fm have taken that tendency online, which can create risks for teens. And
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While online multiplayer games are enjoying more popularity than ever, they’ve been around for decades. One, in particular, called IMVU, is seeing a return to prominence in 2020. Here’s what you need to know about this unusual mix of a video game and social network, and how to manage it
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The anonymity of the internet has both positives and negatives. Being able to create a private emotional space is important for everyone, and that’s something the internet has enabled. Unfortunately, it’s also opened the door to cyberbullying, even when something is launched with the best of intentions, and that includes Tellonym.
ASKfm: Is It Safe for Teens?
People are naturally curious about each other; consider how when you first meet someone, you’ll ask them questions like what