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Should I Let My Child Watch “13 Reasons Why”?

Heads up, parents! The Netflix hit “13 Reasons Why” season 2 premieres this Friday, May 18, 2018. 13 Reasons Why season 1 was a HEAVY drama that involved, and even showed shockingly graphic depictions of, [...]
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What is Cyberbullying? | Cyberbullying Versus Teasing

The definition of cyberbullying is simple: Cyberbullying is bullying via electronic means. The legal definition of cyberbullying varies greatly by jurisdiction, and there are even a few states that haven’t updated their physical bullying laws […]

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What is Bullying? Bullying Versus Teasing | Use the Bully Detector!

It’s heartbreaking to hear about bullying “false positives” and “false negatives.” The parent that cries foul (“My child’s being bullied!”) every time their kid has a bad day, can be a “false positive”; they’re claiming […]

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UpGo – How’d It Start, What’s the Mission?

We're super excited you're interesting in learning more about UpGo, an education and technology (EdTech) company on a mission to empower today’s youth with life skills! As UpGo's founder I often get asked about the [...]
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Blinders Are For Horses

Do You Have Blinders On When It Comes To Cyber Safety? Blinders are great to prevent horses from seeing anything but the task in front of them. But blinders are a bad idea for humans. […]


“But I Was Just Joking…” | The UpGo Social Media “Rule of Thumbs”: Stay Away From the Gray

Have you ever said or posted something, and it made someone upset? And you thought to yourself, “That person’s overreacting. I didn’t mean it that way.” Or, “Gee, I was just joking!” If so, you […]


Sexting: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Here’s a simple definition of sexting for you: Sexting is sending sexually suggestive pictures or words via text, chat or apps. And here’s the bottom line: please don’t do it; do NOT send pictures of […]