Twitter | 2018
Dec 02

Twitter | 2018 #16DaysOfActivism

The Safety Center is a resource for anyone to learn about online safety, on Twitter and beyond. This resource is a result of our work with online safety experts who continuously help us to promote good digital citizenship. We’re excited to make this knowledge easily accessible to you via this new site. The Safety Center […]

Help end Cyberbullying
Dec 01

Cyberbullying 2 | 2018 #16DaysOfActivism

How can your organisation help beneficiaries that are being cyber-bullied? RECOGNIZE How do you recognize someone that is being bullied? How do you recognize someone that is a bully? Has your organisation developed an identification process for the above? RESEARCH Are you familiar with the social media apps children are using? Do you monitor online […]

Nov 30

Cyberbullying 1 | 2018 #16DaysOfActivism

CYBERBULLYING FACTS 1 in 3 children aged 9 – 13 have been or are currently either being cyberbullied or are the cyberbully All children will at one point in their schooling career witness an act of bullying Bullying leads to low self-esteem Bullying leads to 15% increase in absenteeism Bullying leads to depression Bullying is […]

Dating Sites
Nov 29

Dating Sites | 2018 #16DaysOfActivism

If you are going to participate in online dating, it is important to learn to do it safely. With the horror stories on the news these days it’s advisable to always note that even if you believe you won’t be targeted online, it CAN happen. Don’t presume that it WON’T happen to you. When speaking […]

Images | 2018
Nov 28

Images | 2018 #16DaysOfActivism

Two frequently asked questions relating to images of children and GBV victims being used by nonprofit organisations are: Do I need permission to post my beneficiaries’ photo online? Can images of children be used in GBV related posts online, legally? Karen Pillay, who is an independent development practitioner committed to advancing the human rights of women […]

Happy girls Alerts | 2018
Nov 27

Alerts | 2018 #16DaysOfActivism

Google Alerts is a content change detection and notification service, offered by the search engine company Google. The service sends emails to the user when it finds new results — such as web pages, newspaper articles, blogs, or scientific research — that match the user’s search term. Wikipedia How can Google Alerts help your organisation?  […]

strength of your password
Nov 26

Passwords | 2018 #16DaysOfActivism

Are you concerned about the strength of your password? Start by completing a password analysis, specific and relevant to your organisation. Examples of questions to ask in the analysis: Do you share your passwords? If yes, who has your password? How many places have you used your password? Can you list them? What information have […]

Happy Girls Hashtag | 2018
Nov 25

Hashtags | 2018 #16DaysOfActivism

What is a Hashtag? A Hashtag is a keyword or a phrase used to describe a topic or a theme. To create a hashtag, you have to put the pound sign (#) before the word or phrase and avoid using any spaces or punctuation (even if you’re using multiple words in a phrase) – source. […]