Embrace social media—but don't try to control itLast week, I shared a few insights from Imad Mouline, the chief strategy officer for Boston-based Everbridge, who spoke recently at the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials conference about the role social media can have in emergency ...
A parent's guide to social-media safety"Parents need a digital-use plan," said Dr. Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, a Boston-based pediatrician, founder of the communications company Pediatrics Now, lead author of a report on social media and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
KidsMatter aims to help build responsible digital citizens throughout Public ...KidsMatter is partnering with School Districts 203 and 204, the Naperville Police Department, NCTV and TrueCare to promote a month of awareness regarding social media during Public Safety Month in October. "Your Digital Footprint Matters" will address ...
SC prosecutor, Facebook talk Internet safetyCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's chief prosecutor cautioned high school students on Thursday against giving out too many details in their social networking status updates, like where they are going or what after-school activities they're ...
Social media can be a valuable tool that can enhance public safety's ...On the other hand, it is becoming crystal clear to me that social media can be a real boon to public safety. Recently I wrote an article that examined how social media was leveraged for two very different events, the Super Bowl and the aftermath of an ...
Integrated effort expands boating safety messageA new program in which NSBC provided resources (signs, life jackets, etc.) for local groups to spread the "Wear It" message was also promoted on NSBC's social media properties and the website. Additional website content includes a safe summer pledge.
PennWell Acquires Leading Public Safety Media BusinessIts digital newsletters and web site, LawOfficer.com, are experiencing rapid growth with over 180,000 unique visitors monthly and 215,000 social media followers. Public Safety Communications is the official magazine of the Association of Public Safety ...
Social Media's Clout Worries Legal SystemJakscht's defense attorneys discovered the Facebook page before the verdict was delivered and worried they would have to get Jakscht out of state for his safety if he was acquitted. They also worried jurors would see the page and be prejudiced. Social ...
Adolescents in foster care require guidelines for safe social media useFitch used a tool called Critical Systems Heuristics to create a framework child welfare agencies can use to develop privacy guidelines to ensure the safe use of social media. He says youths in the foster system should be included in the policy-making ...
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Exclusive: Public safety agencies use social media to check applicants ...Before hiring a new sheriff's deputy earlier this year, Gloucester Sheriff Darnell Warren said an investigator conducted a criminal background check on the prospective employee, probed his credit report and interviewed his neighbors and previous employers.
UGA: Facebook teaches food safetyUGA Professor Judy Harrison worked with Grady Health Systems registered dietician, and UGA alumnus Ashley Bramlett Mayer to conduct a study on the effectiveness of social media in education audiences about keeping foods safe. According to UGA, the ...
Social Media Safety For Kids UrgedMADISON, WISCONSIN (WTVB) - Another new school year means more kids will be signing on to social media sites like Facebook to keep in touch will all of their new friends.
The Office of Traffic Safety Utilizes Social Media to Promote Crafted Drink ...The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) launches new social media component in its continued effort to prevent drunk driving.
Social Media Do's and Don'tsWendy Kelly, a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist practicing in Churchville, says, "With social media, kids feel safe behind the computer, and tend to be harsher and say more than they would face-to-face." This of course presents ...
Employers Must Consider Social Media Risks to Life and Limb, Not Just ...Such information gleaned from social media could prove invaluable to kidnappers or other criminals. And millions spent on security could be counteracted by a single tweet.
Social media and mobile apps add to the mass notification arsenalSocial media and apps become a way to reach out to them with emotional support and tips on staying safe." The survey also identified "emergency social users" - people who use social media during emergencies. These users are likely to take a safety or ...
Public agencies moving into social mediaAnd local public safety agencies are taking up their technological swords to build followings through social media and other online tools.
Social Media for Industrial Businesses: How to Make It WorkWell, like all social media, you'll need to be able to make conversation, but above all else, you'll need content, and we both know there's not a lot of layman's content out there for industrial anything.
Reaching youth: Facebook used to teach food safetyOf the students who participated in the Facebook intervention group, more than 50 percent indicated they were likely or very likely to use social media in the future to learn about a health or safety topic; more than 73 percent indicated they were ...