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Parents/Carers News

05 May 2021

Donald Trump has launched a new "communications" website, which says it will publish content "straight from the desk" of the former US president.

Mr Trump was banned by Twitter and suspended by Facebook and YouTube after the Capitol riots in January.

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04 May 2021

"We're not saying that fewer happy people use more social media.

"We're saying that the connection is not getting stronger."

And this was a warning to regulators and lawmakers focusing on commonly held beliefs about the harmful effects of technology on young people's mental health.

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14 April 2021

Michael says he was horrified to see the old video of himself going through the process of undressing then masturbating, all while the mystery person or computer program pretending to be him typed things to encourage Michael to join in.

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31 March 2021

Cyber-security companies are warning about the rise of so-called 'extortionware' where hackers embarrass victims into paying a ransom.

Experts say the trend towards ransoming sensitive private information could affect companies not just operationally but through reputation damage.

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