Celebrity Shaming If you’re in the world of entertainment, sports or any public arena — you can also be a prime target for the internet trolls of the world. Celebrities—males and especially females—are perhaps the biggest targets for online shaming....
Media Rounds Podcasts with Sue Scheff: Gary Cannon and Patrick Keane with Sue Scheff: Talking About Oops Moments Going Viral Smart Screen Podcast with Alex and Jay on Cyberbullying Cyber Law & Business Report with Bennet Kelley The Tub: An Educational Podcast on...
The Real People: The Targets of Online Shaming This isn’t about exploiting people, it’s about helping those that have been quietly suffering believing that no one understands their pain. We do. After I wrote Google Bomb and Shame Nation, I was literally...
Shame Nation Book Club Chats Are you a member of a book club and need a good book to spark a conversation about the rise of incivility in our nation today? Maybe you’re a parent that is struggling to chat with your teenager about their online activities? Shame...
Digital Resilience In 2017 we heard a lot about digital resilience, but do we understand what it is? Helping our teens be ready for online hate and digital discourse offline can better prepare them when they are faced with it. Reality is that incivility exists – sadly...
Can Teen Help Programs Help Cellphone Addiction? Teen Cellphone and Internet Addiction In today’s society, the internet can be a valuable asset and educational tool, as well as a dangerous attraction and lethal weapon. Many teens are turning to social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok to make friends, mingle and more. […]
As a parent, you want to protect your child from the dangers of the internet. There are countless stories of predators, hackers, and thieves targeting and exploiting young adults. To avoid this, many parents will go as far as to limit or prohibit their child’s use of the internet. However, this solution isn’t practical. The […]
Facebook Knew Instagram Could Be Harmful to Our Teens The tech giant has studied how the app affects youth. An article in The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook’s own documents found Instagram to be damaging to teens. A 2017 survey, published by the U.K.’s Royal Society for Public Health, found Instagram to be “worst […]
This is the lady from Naples, Florida who first called you in March. I am happy and relieved to say that my son [names withheld]. He has been there about a week. I hear so far, so good. I am grateful that our path’s crossed on the internet and I found Pure and yes that you called me back right away and took the time to talk to me.
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Please continue your much needed help to others
Janice P., FL
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Dear P.U.R.E.™ and Sue,
I just wanted to give you an update. It was unbelievably difficult, but I feel sure that I made the right choice. She is beginning to admit that she has some issues to work on and I can rest assured that she is safe and well cared for. I knew that, if I kept her at home, it was only a matter of time before I would have gotten a call from the police dept., the emergency room or, heaven forbid, the coroner’s office. You may have helped me save my daughter’s life an… Read more
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Teri L., TX
Dear Sue Scheff,
Thank you so much. It is interesting to know that we are not alone. And although I wish that no one would have to go through what we are going through, it is nice to know that there are so many others that are having similar difficulties and can offer support.