How to talk to your kids about social media safety

This week, we heard reports of a 14-year-old Chicago boy charged with sexual assault after broadcasting the assault of a young girl over Facebook Live. Then in Michigan, a mom claims her 11-year-old son killed himself after his girlfriend faked her death on social media. It’s a reminder that parents need to talk to their kids … Continue reading “How to talk to your kids about social media safety”

Speaker Gunn talks pros and cons of a state lottery

There’s been a lot of talk about whether there will or won’t be a lottery in Mississippi. Earlier this week, Governor Phil Bryant hinted it might be part of the special session called this year. And then there is the question of whether or not the House Speaker, Philip Gunn would support the legislation. Speaker … Continue reading “Speaker Gunn talks pros and cons of a state lottery”

Don’t get caught in a Facebook spear phishing attack

The scams are getting more intricate online as scammers will do anything to steal your data. They’ll even create fake friend profiles and try to get you to friend them. Have you ever gotten one of those friend requests from someone you’re already friends with? The latest approach is where scammers take your friend’s pictures, … Continue reading “Don’t get caught in a Facebook spear phishing attack”

What Donald Trump can teach you about branding

This week, Fox News released a survey of President Donald Trump’s tweeting, and 50% disapproved of his tweets. Love him or loathe him, President Trump can teach us all a lot about branding. He remains consistent to his brand, and isn’t afraid to tell you about it. He engages with people on social media. He … Continue reading “What Donald Trump can teach you about branding”

MDHS: Releasing the first in a series of Better Me Better Mississippi videos

Today, the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) in partnership with the Families First For Mississippi (FFFM) is releasing the first in a series of Better Me Better Mississippi videos highlighting the importance of partnerships with others to assist individuals and families on their path to success. The Generation Plus (gen+) approach requires partnerships as … Continue reading “MDHS: Releasing the first in a series of Better Me Better Mississippi videos”