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A new survey shares how COVID-19 and travel shaming are changing holiday family gatherings this year. Choose compassion over conflict to avoid risking friendships.
Is your teen out of control or struggling with defiance and entitlement issues? What parents can learn from the Paris Hilton documentary when it comes to helping young people today.
A new study shares how supportive parents can curb cyberbullying among teens and three ways you can start making positive changes at home.
A new survey shows that people are keeping their social lives secret on social media. Pandemic shaming is making more people rethink what they post. Here are three ways to share smarter online.
Teens are struggling with feelings of loneliness, stress, and anxiety. A new survey shows an increase in suicide attempts among young people. Here's what parents need to know.
Communities strive for unity, especially now. But instead, we are seeing neighbors policing and attacking each other. It’s important to remember we are stronger together than alone.
Whether you are being shamed for loitering on a beach, ignoring social distancing, or criticizing rich people for their lack of generosity, these viral moments will live forever.
Social distancing doesn't condone social shaming. Find ways to use social media for good rather them harm during stressful times.
Why parents need to understand digital dating abuse and how it's affecting youth.
Could cyberbullying ruin your dating life? 5 ways to protect your digital profile.
Cyberbullying among adults is becoming more common and can be vicious. Here's how to turn it around.
New survey: 46% of U.S. social media users say they are ‘worn out’ by political posts and discussions. 3 ways you can talk politics online and survive.
Many young people post on social media under the influence of drugs, according to new research—and regret it.
A new study reveals how derisive parenting can lead to bullying, and how we must take a more positive approach at home.
Parents are struggling with cyber-restrictions. Taking your teen's phone away isn't so simple anymore. Learn better ways to teach them digital responsibility.
Teens consider online harassment normal and prefer their parents don't get involved. Here are some ways to turn this around.
A new study found that social connectedness may act as a protective buffer against the negative mental health effects of cyberbullying.
Thanks to social media and the internet, potential dates—or anyone else—can learn a lot about you before meeting face-to-face. Here's how to maintain your online reflection.
In an age of aim and shame, we're no longer afforded the luxury of an "oops" moment without risking it going viral and becoming immortalized on social media.
Why do smart people do dumb things on social media? How can you prevent digital blunders when posts come back to haunt?
Are you someone that will dwell on a negative comment? Does it ruin your day? A new survey shares how hostile online feeds can be more damaging than most people realize.
With a rise in cyberbullying and online harassment among teens, is your child equipped to handle digital hate? 5 ways to build digital resilience.
A new survey finds that many people view selfies as annoying or narcissistic. Here are five ways to post your own without risking your reputation.
Have we become so attached to our digital devices that we are finally realizing we need to find ways to become detached? Here are five ways to reunite again—offline.
According to a new survey, more than half of employers have found content on social media that has caused them not to hire a candidate.
Demi Lovato has been fighting bullying and online shaming for years, and standing up to her haters.
As we witness a rise in public shaming, how can we turn these humiliation tactics into constructive ways to make positive change through activism?
We have a civility crisis in America today. How can we take this "shame nation" and turn it into a more civil place to live?
According to a new survey, a majority of teens want to unplug.
5 ways to avoid cyber-blunders and be a better digital role-model.
Sue Scheff is a an advocate and family internet safety expert and the author of Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate.