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Is Facebook coming for your kids?

Is Facebook coming for your kids?

It's once again filed a patent application for a system that lets children sign up with the authorisation of a parent, as opposed to just slipping through the cracks by lying about their age. Is Facebook doing enough to keep them safe?

Facebook introduces Bullying Prevention Centre for UK, Europe

Facebook safety

The new centre offers a reporting flow that's smarter about language (e.g. don't use the term "report" with kids - it makes them feel like stool pigeons) and offers kids the option of getting help from someone in their circle if they need it.

Does Snapchat offer safe sexting from smartphones, or a false sense of security?

Does Snapchat offer safe sexting from smartphones, or a false sense of security?

Millions of teenagers have adopted a smartphone app which has been touted as a way of safely "sexting" and sharing photos.

But is it really a safe way to share intimate photographs of yourself?

Google, Facebook, Microsoft join non-profit to promote internet's awesomeness [VIDEO]

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Can companies like Facebook, Microsoft and Google fix the dangers of the internet through education, or do we need more legislation involved?

Facebook troll outed as policeman

Facebook troll outed as policeman

A UK woman has endured months of poisonous messages, email hacking, online impersonation, and her daughter's image getting pasted onto a photo of a lap dancer, all over her words of support for an X Factor contestant.