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int_000008037915Small-200x300ConnectSafely.org is for parents, teens, educators, advocates – everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of the social Web and mobile technology. Here you’ll find tips, safety advice, articles, news, analysis, video and other resources to promote safe and productive use of connected technology.

 

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Risk implications of kids going mobile: Research
Even back in 2010, the EU Kids Online researchers in 25 countries noted that “the ways through and the locations from which children go online are diversifying, and this trend is continuing.” It has indeed continued. Increasingly obvious to parents, ...

Anonymous apps and services are not synonymous with ominous
I’ve heard a lot of consternation about apps and sites that let users post anonymously and, indeed it is possible to use services like Whisper, Ask.FM, Secret, and Yik Yak to be annoying, mean, or downright cruel. But the same ...

Resources & Safety Tips

Tips for strong, secure passwords
Tips to prevent teen sexting
Tips to help stop cyberbullying
Tips for smart videogaming
Virtual world safety tips for parents of teens
Cellphone safety tips

More tips & advice

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Media Library

Featured Video, “One Good Thing About My Online Life”

A machinima (video taken in a virtual world, in this case Minecraft) by 6th and 7th graders from New Jersey sharing as their avatars One Good Thing for Safer Internet Day.

Click here to learn more about Safer Internet Day and the One Good Thing project.  

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