Ambiguous Dangers

Welcome to the Organization for Social Media Safety’s newsletter.  Thank you for taking the time out of your day to learn the latest tips, news, and best practices to keep you and your family safe on social media. I hope the transition back to school went well for you and your students.   As the Organization for Social…

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Ambiguous Dangers

From the Director

Last month, I discussed deepfake technology and our efforts to prevent malicious pornographic deepfakes.  But, as our presidential election season nears, I wanted to highlight the very serious, looming threat that deepfakes also pose to our democracy. Again, deepfakes are forged or fake videos created via artificial intelligence where a person’s likeness, including their face and voice, is realistically…

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From the Director

From the Director: May 2019

Welcome to the Organization for Social Media Safety’s May newsletter.  Thank you for taking the time out of your day to learn the latest tips, news, and best practices to keep you and your family safe on social media. Our mission is to make social media safe for everyone.  That includes not only protecting your…

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From the Director: May 2019

From the Director

I had planned to write about another topic this month but then the New Zealand shooting happened.  Yet again, we found ourselves heartbroken at the news of another mass shooting, an attack that claimed the lives of fifty innocent people. Of particular concern and grief to the Organization for Social Media Safety was the role that social media played in this…

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From the Director

Thank You For Joining With Us

Welcome to the Organization for Social Media Safety!  We are so thankful that you have joined with us in our fight to make social media safe for everyone.  Since this is our introduction, let me take a moment to tell you who we are and what we do. The Organization for Social Media Safety arose…

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Thank You For Joining With Us