Viral Video Challenges: A Safety Perspective

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Trends have existed since long before the dawn of the internet, but social media has drawn more attention to them, and what once might take a season or a year to take hold can now become a sensation in minutes. On Facebook, viral videos or "challenges" began to pop up every so often, such as it did with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Now, with the surging popularity of the Tik Tok app, kids are following and participating in viral video challenges at more regular intervals.   Video Challenge...
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Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to 240 Years

Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to 240 Years
Your Riv Co SAFE/ICAC Task Force is working hard to keep our communities safe.
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Great Team Work!

Great Team Work!
What a great example of the strong partnership and collaboration of local, state and federal law enforcement working together to make our communities safe.Home verification audits are important to ensure that registered sex offenders are in compliance with their duty to report their residence with law enforcement as required pursuant to penal code 290.  :: Sheriff-Coroner :: Riverside County, California HEMET SEXUAL OFFENDER COMPLIANCE CHECKS AND QUALITY OF LIFE SATURATION PATROL http://www...
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Student Data: Weighing Security vs. Privacy

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Last month, the state of New Mexico filed a lawsuit over alleged data collection storage violations by Google through its suite of education applications. They claim in the suit that after offering Chromebook laptops and access to the G-Suite for Education to the state for free, the tech giant then used data such as videos watched and words searched for with the intent of targeting advertisements. Additional allegations purport that Google collected information on the children's physical locatio...
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Corona Man Arrested in Child Pornography Investigation

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As part of an online child exploitation investigation, on October 25, 2019, the Riverside County Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement/Internet Crimes Against Children (SAFE/ICAC) task force served a search warrant. Corona resident James Thomas Lane, 68, was taken into custody for suspicion of distributing child pornography and possessing child pornography.Full details can be found in our press release. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact the SAFE/ICAC Task Force at (866...
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Facebook Security May 2020

Facebook Security May 2020
With more users than ever on the Internet as a result of COVID-19, knowing and practicing updated security measures on social media sites like Facebook, is advised to be proactive against child predators. Facebook Facts  At the end of 2019, Facebook recorded 2.50 billion active monthly users worldwide. Facebook accounts for 45% of all social media visits on the Internet. Seven in ten U.S. adults use Facebook with the average user spending 38 minutes a day on the platform. Facebook also owns...
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