Welcome to ConnectSafely.org

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.


Featured Posts


Let’s stop persecuting ‘Auschwitz selfie girl’ for smiling at a camera
I grew up Jewish so I’m naturally very sensitive to the horrors that took place at Auschwitz during the Holocaust. I’m also very critical of holocaust deniers and those who would minimize what the Nazis did to Jews, gays and ...

For our kids & ourselves: Presence in a digital age
Presence has never been harder or more needed – in this age of hyper transparency, connection, opinion and information, all in a media environment that’s networked, so that “speed of delivery” is a calculation of the past (it’s all just ...

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

Let’s Talk

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Media Library

Featured Slideshow, “Digital Citizenship Redefined”

The presentation that ConnectSafely.org co-director Larry Magid gave at the National PTA
meeting in Austin in June, 2014.

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