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Staying Safe Online: Sextortion among Youth

It is almost impossible to discuss the prevalence of the internet in most young people’s activities without sparing the time and attention to talk about its side effects and shortcomings. With this piece, we want to raise awareness of Cyber Extortion and everyone's vulnerability to being blackmailed online. Also known as sextortion, Cyber Extortion a form of cyberbullying where somone threatens to share intimate images of you online unless you do what is requested. In this article, you will also learn practical tips on how to keep yourself and your loved ones safe online.

How to Tell If a Fashion Brand Is Sustainable

Have you ever heard about Fashion Revolution? It is a movement that started in 2014 and that aimed to answer the question: Who made my clothes? Ever since, there has been an increased public awareness regarding the cycle of clothes-making. But how can we figure out which brands are complying with sustainability and which are not? Are there any steps we can take, so that we can also feel like we’re doing something to require that there must be more sustainable fashion? Read along to understand.

Happy International Day of Friendship!

Friendships are uniquely simple and sublime. We usually tend to look at friendships more as private matters. However, International Day of Friendship, annually observed on 30th July, suggests otherwise. 

Future Jobs: Human Resources

With the ever-increasing abundance of employment opportunities, human resources specialists play a crucial role in helping companies attract the best talent and provide a nurturing environment for the success of employees. But which qualities will set apart a good HR specialist? In this article we will cover hard skills and employment and learning opportunities to pave the way for the upcoming HR professionals in the industry.

University of California, Berkeley – Free Online Courses

There are millions out there who are able to upgrade their knowledge and skills as well as lift their resume by virtue of attending free online courses. Many excellent universities have made it a mission to reach out to those who cannot afford attending formal classes.