Instagram Expands Policy on Banning Self-Harm Content

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Instagram Harmful Content Ban

Everything is not what it seems, especially in the world of the internet. Phishing attacks are emails or websites that appear to be legitimate but are fronts created by cybercriminals to steal your information. Victims are lured in by a link, attachment, or other plug-in and once you click, the security of your system is compromised. Cracking Down on Content … Read More

Debunking and Exposing The Momo Challenge

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Momo Challenge Scaring Parents

Sensitivity Warning: This post mentions suicide, self-harm, and includes graphic stories and possible graphic images. What Is The Momo Challenge? The Momo Challenge is essentially the new Slender Man. Unlike Slender Man, which was the viral craze created on a website known as Creepy Pasta, Momo does not originate from one website or another. Instead, the strange doll is on … Read More

Oscar Awards Fuel Negative Reactions from Twitter Users

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Oscars Angry Tweets

The Twitter Universe is Blowing Up Over the Oscars The Academy Awards celebrated its 91st year, giving Oscars to films, actors, actresses, and directors. The decisions made by 6,000 motion picture professionals who make up the voting Academy elicited many negative responses from Twitter users. Here are the top 3 Oscar moments that angered Twitter users: 1. “Green Book” Winning … Read More