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Preventing Educator Abuse of Children with Dr. Charol Shakeshaft Cybertraps 127

Show notes Dr. Charol Shakeshaft is a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University who studies educator sex abuse towards students prevalence and prevention. Subscribe to the Cybertraps Newsletter How much abuse of kids is happening and has it gotten better? Why has there been so much scandal around the catholic church and so little around The…

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” –…