Defending your kids from cyber bullying | News | thechronicleonline …

This past week, Oregon FBI’s Tech Tuesday segment focused on building a digital defense to protect your kids from cyber bullying.

Oregon FBI recently talked about cell phone safety, but no matter how much care you take, that phone can serve as an open door to cyber bullies.

Here are some basic phone tips to keep your child safe:

* Talk early and often to your students about the dangers that they may find on the other end of the line. If your child is old enough to carry a phone to school, he is old enough to have a frank discussion with you. Be open and responsive. If your child does encounter a bully or other disturbing content, you want him to feel like he can come to you to for help.

* Ensure that your child is sharing every social media account and instant messaging service she has with you — including

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