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  • General Material
January 2017

The Internet & Intimate Partner Violence: Technology Changes, Abuse Doesn’t

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Online harassment itself is often a form of domestic or sexual violence, and the abuse is often a combination of online intimidation with offline abuse. This article explores ways in which abusers often use the internet and discusses implications for prosecutors.
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  • General Material
July 2016

Safety & Privacy on Twitter: A Guide for Survivors of Harassment and Abuse

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Abusers often misuse online platforms, such as Twitter, as a tool to harass, abuse, and stalk. This guide provides specific tips and guidance for Twitter users on increasing their privacy and responding to other users who misuse the platform.
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  • General Material
June 2016

Hang Up on Harassment: Dealing with Cellular Phone Abuse

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With cell phones now the primary way of communicating, harassing phone calls can be especially distressing and disruptive. This fact sheet offers steps that victims of harassing calls, text messages, or spam can take to increase safety.
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  • General Material
May 2016

Social Media Participation in an Activist Movement for Racial Equality

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In recent years, social media has been instrumental in driving and supporting socio-political movements throughout the world. This paper explores the role of social media in racial justice organizing efforts and its potential to enable collective action.
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  • General Material
March 2016

Minors and Sexting: Legal Implications

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Because transferring and viewing sexually explicit material when the subject is a minor can be considered child pornography, sexting among minors can have serious legal consequences. This article explores some of the legal implications of teen sexting.
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  • General Material
February 2016

Social Networking Privacy: How to be Safe, Secure and Social

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This page reviews advantages and disadvantages of using social networks, what kind of information may be safe to post and how to protect it, as well as who is able to access different types of information posted to these networks.
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  • General Material
January 2016

Behind the Screens: Revenge Porn

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Nonconsensual pornography, or “revenge porn,” is an insidious form of digital and sexual abuse. This article from the National Domestic Violence Hotline explains what "revenge porn" is and offers safety tips.
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  • Training Tools
January 2016

Toolkit: Teens and Media

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This toolkit provides resources to help adults promote safe and positive use of media for youth.
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  • General Material
January 2016

Privacy & Safety on Facebook

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NNEDV and Facebook developed these two guides, "A Guide to Staying Safe on Facebook" and "Safety & Privacy on Facebook: A Guide for Survivors of Abuse," as resources to help Facebook users understand and navigate the various settings and features available to increase privacy and security.
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  • General Material
October 2015

Teens, Technology and Romantic Relationships

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Understanding the role social and digital media play in teens' romantic relationships is critical, given how deeply enmeshed these technology tools are in lives of American youth and how rapidly these platforms and devices change. This report examines the digital romantic practices of teens ages 13 to 17, from flirting to break-ups to digital abuse.
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  • General Material
July 2015

Keeping Children Safe Online

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This article features information on the unique risks that children face online as well as simple steps that parents can take to keep their children safe.
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  • General Material
July 2015

ReShape Newsletter: Technology for Coalitions

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In this edition, Reshape explores the successes and challenges faced by coalitions around the country related to technology. The articles are intended to help coalitions use technology in the ways that best suit their needs.