About Us

ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates, policy makers – everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of the social Web. The user-driven, all-media, multi-platform, fixed and mobile social Web is a big part of young people’s lives, and this is the central space – linked to from social networks across the Web – for learning about safe, civil use of  Web and mobile technology

ConnectSafely.org is co-directed by Anne Collier of NetFamilyNews.org and Larry Magid of SafeKids.com. Maureen Kochan is the organization’s chief operating officer.

ConnectSafely also has lots of social-media and mobile safety tips for teens and parents, the latest family tech news and analysis from NetFamilyNews.org and SafeKids.com and many other resources.

Staff & Contributors

Larry Magid – co-director
Anne Collier - co-director
Maureen Kochan - community manager

John Grimes - cartoonist
Mark Peesel- Web Developer
Will Magid - Facebook design and video background music
Barbara McMahan – graphic design

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