Growing Up in the Digital Age: Analog Rules Still Apply


As part of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) coalition, Patrick Craven, Director of the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, talks about the ways in which the internet has changed how children (and people in general) interact with each other.

Kids online live in a bubble of seclusion and anonymity that comes with little to no understanding of the consequences of their actions. And this reality doesn’t exist out of spite: for many kids, it is all they know. They make friends online, play online and have conversations online, all of which is okay, and we need to accept it.


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