The Rise of Shame Nation In the Marines

Online abuse, harassment, stalking, revenge porn and hate is not only becoming the new norm, we are now watching it seep into places where we expect better from people – The U.S. Military (Marines). In 2013 I wrote about Adult Bullying: Harassment By People You...

Could You Be A Troll?

In today’s online climate, we are witnessing friends unfollowing or actually unfriending each other, while people are boldly insulting each other with their offensive opinions, thoughts and comments.   Research from Stanford and Cornell University suggests that...

Age Restrictions and Privacy Policies

Both age restrictions and privacy policies are put in place for our protection and the protection of the young. The issue: • A PEW Research poll  found that half of Americans who spend time online don’t know what a privacy policy is. • Parents are allowing tweens to...

Slut Shaming

Slut Shaming.  I recently read Peggy Orenstein’s best selling book, Girls & Sex, Navigating the Complicated New Landscape, and it brought me back to the movie — The Breakfast Club. Why? Well, interestingly, even back in 1985 before social media or any...