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The TikTok social media app has raised concerns about cybersecurity and online safety. Future Publishing via Getty Images

Dozens of US schools, universities move to ban TikTok

School officials are becoming increasingly wary of TikTok amid concerns that the app poses a risk to student safety and privacy and makes the nation vulnerable to spies.
Are toys sharing too much information on the internet? mhong84/Shutterstock.com

4 ways ‘internet of things’ toys endanger children

As Amazon introduces a new smart-home device aimed at children, it’s important to know many internet-connected toys are not secure, putting kids’ security and privacy at risk.
While digital footprints are considered to be a liability, if managed well they can be an asset. Shutterstock

Why children should be taught to build a positive online presence

When it comes to online spaces, children are usually taught about cyber safety and keeping information private, but curating a positive digital footprint could actually benefit them later in life.

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