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The Cybertraps Series

The Cybertraps Series

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The Cybertraps Podcast

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Live shows Mondays at noon eastern.

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Screen Time in the Summer Cybertraps 126

Show notes News Item Screen Time Went Up During the Pandemic “The latest report from Common Sense Media confirms what many of us know intuitively: Entertainment media use grew faster in the last two years than it did in the four years before the pandemic. While many of us didn’t think it was possible to cram more…

The Metaverse: Virtual World, Real Dangers Cybertraps 123

New Item: British Journalist Yinka Bokinni led production of a documentary, “Inside the Metaverse: Are You Safe?”, which is airing on UK Channel 4 later today https://www.channel4.com/programmes/inside-the-metaverse-are-you-safe-dispatches She posed as both a 22-year-old woman and a 13-year-old girl The interactions horrified her What Is the Metaverse? Portmanteau of “meta” (“after” or “beyond”) and “universe” –…

Can We Stop Cyberbullying and Electronic Harassment? Cybertraps 122

News Item: Colorado Supreme Court Strikes Down Electronic Harassment Ban Three Speech-Related Crimes: Cyberbullying Using electronic communication tools to bully someone Cyber- or Electronic Harassment Online harassment (suggests a pattern of behavior more extensive than cyberbullying) Cyberstalking Harassment using electronic communications that creates fear of physical harm or injury Thanks to social media, these behaviors…