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Sextortion
October 3, 2017

Sextortion in Schools: Advice for Educators

The following post is written by Kimberly Casey, Director of Prevention at Love146. For 15 years, Love146 has been helping grow the movement to end child trafficking and exploitation through survivor care and prevention education. When we ask students to…
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Sextortion
October 3, 2017

From A Hot Moment to A Cool Calm

The following post is written by the team at Crisis Text Line, who provides free, 24/7 support to those in crisis. Their trained Crisis Counselors volunteer to provide active listening and collaborative problem-solving. “From a hot moment to a cool…
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Sextortion
October 3, 2017

Sextortion: Online Harassment as Gender-Based Violence

The following post is written by the team at HeartMob, a movement to end online harassment by providing real-time, immediate support. Their work, fueled by the anti-harassment organization Hollaback! also empowers bystanders to act when they see harassment and contribute…
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Sextortion
October 3, 2017

How An Ugly African Rodent is Saving Teens from Sextortion

The following post was written by Signy Arnason, Associate Executive Director, Canadian Centre for Child Protection. Have you seen a naked mole rat? The little-known African rodent is pink, hairless and three to four inches in size and – as…
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Sextortion
October 3, 2017

Teaching Your Kids to Stay Safe Online

The following post is written by the team at the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), who partners with leading Internet and communications companies across the globe to provide a unique perspective to the potential risks, harms, and rewards of our…
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Technology For Good
May 18, 2017

Machine Learning Can Help Find Kids Faster

Cristian Canton Ferrer is an Applied Research Scientist at Facebook. Cristian joined us this month at Facebook Global Security HQ for a two-day Child Safety Hackathon to help develop, research, build upon and create new solutions in the fight against…
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PartnersTechnology For Good
May 10, 2017

Why I Donate My Time to Thorn

Shari Benko, User Experience Design Lead at Intel, joined us last week at Facebook Global Security HQ for the two-day Child Safety Hackathon. Employees from Intel, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Domino Data Lab, and more, came together for the second year…
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Partners
December 20, 2016

Technology and Thorn Are Playing a Critical Role in Addressing Child Sexual Exploitation

The following guest post was written by Ernie Allen, a recent addition to Thorn's Board of Directors. His leadership, dedication, inspiration and ongoing work to protect children across the globe continue to push us forward. Throughout my career I have…
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protecting children online
PartnersTechnology For Good
March 29, 2016

Women in Tech: How a Summer Job Led to a Career Protecting Children Online

As VP of Trust & Safety at Twitter, Del Harvey leads an international team that works to define policy and to ensure user safety and security in the challenging realm of modern social media. She is also a member of…
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child safety
PartnersTechnology For Good
March 15, 2016

Women in Tech: Dedicating a Career to Online Child Safety

Einat Clarke is a Senior Counsel at Google, the President of the Technology Coalition, Inc., an industry trade association dedicated to eradicating online child sexual exploitation, and a contributor to Thorn’s Tech Task Force. Her blog post is part of…
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