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Cyberbullying: Intimidation Through Technology

September 21, 2012 by


    Bullies are no longer relegated to the schoolyard. In a society where we are connected 24/7, even a child or teen’s home isn’t the safe haven it used to be. Bullies have constant access to victims. Cyberbullying refers to the use of technology to embarrass, threaten, harass, or target others in a way […]

The Rewards of Face-to-Face Interactions

September 10, 2012 by


Technology makes communicating effortless and convenient. When used in moderation as a supplement to offline conversations, virtual tools are an excellent way to dissolve distance or schedule-related barriers. Those with a variety of limitations have the unprecedented ability to reach others outside of their immediate environment. Yet, online relationships can never replace offline interaction. Do […]

Is it Time to Unplug?

September 4, 2012 by


    Is social media augmenting your life or running it? A UK poll conducted by Sheilas’ Wheels Home Insurance titled, “The Tech-iquette Report,” illustrated our obsession with staying connected. Respondents admitted to using their phones for an average of 48 minutes during a night out. 34% said they text and e-mail while having a […]