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

 

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An app for teens that promotes (& gets) positivity
Last spring I asked, “Will safety ever be baked in to social apps?” Well, it’s actually starting to be. Let is a perfect example. A social app (mostly on Apple’s iOS phones) with an overwhelmingly teen-aged user base that launched ...

Tips for safe and civil use of anonymous apps
A growing number of apps allow people to post anonymously. There are some very positive aspects to anonymous apps, including the ability to reach out for help and post with less worry about being criticized or embarrassed. But of course ...

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

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