About ConnectSafely

Author Archive | ConnectSafely

Cellphone Safety Tips

Cellphones are increasingly full-blown handheld computers, and everything that can be done on the Web via computer – photo-sharing, Web browsing, game playing, tune-swapping, real-time text chat, and (oh yeah) talking – can be done on a phone. Here are some basic ideas for keeping mobile phone use safe and constructive:

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Top 10 Safety Tips for Video-Sharing

Many kids today are video-literate – able to communicate in a medium once reserved for highly trained professionals with expensive equipment. This is an amazing creative development for them and the participatory Web. To help keep  their video-sharing safe and constructive, here are some common-sense rules of conduct.

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Chat Room Safety Tips

Chat rooms, where many people gather for live interaction, are among the riskiest places on the Net – where kids are most likely to “talk” with strangers about sex. Here are some tips for teens who do use chat rooms.

Read full story Comments { 0 }