About Tara Swords

Tara Swords is a consumer and technology writer whose articles have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, among other national publications.

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Articles by Tara

Is Your Kid Breaking Internet Safety Rules at School?

Is Your Kid Breaking Internet Safety Rules at School?

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 11:49 amBack in the day, my biggest distractions in class were note-passing and idle doodling. But today, 66 percent of kids ages 8 to 18 use cell phones, and 76 percent have iPods or other MP3 players, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. On top of that, most schools offer some amount of Internet access. That’s why almost all schools today require kids and... 

Stop Cyberbullying Now!

Stop Cyberbullying Now!

Last updated on May 24th, 2018 at 05:41 pmThe term “cyberbully” usually applies to minors bullying other minors online. But did you know that plenty of adults too are tormented by online harassers? It can be a frightening, unnerving experience, but if online bullying happens to you or someone close to you, you don’t have to ignore it. Here is exactly what to do if you’ve been targeted. Cyberbullying...