Articles by Larry Magid

Google lets families share TV, movies, books and music

July 27, 2016

by Larry Magid Google wants to enable media sharing with its new Family Library that lets up to six family members share media purchased via the Google Play store for mobile devices, PCs and Macs and connected TVs such as those with Internet access or attached devices like Roku or Apple TV.

Domestic violence group releases Tech Safety app

July 26, 2016

The app, which is available for both iOS and Android is mostly educational, but it does have a telephone icon that brings up to a place where you can find and directly call Help hotlines, victim service providers and attorneys.

Twitter moves to curb abusive comments

July 22, 2016

By Larry Magid This column first appeared in the San Jose Mercury News — the newspaper of Silicon Valley As you may have heard, Twitter recently expelled Breitbart

LGBTQ youth face higher online risks

June 27, 2016

By Tyler Snell The Internet has proven to be a revolutionary tool that has changed the world – and like many such innovations before it, it’s mostly a blessing, but a little bit of a curse.

Your teen’s ‘sext’ went viral. Now what?

June 16, 2016

By Ali Hill To create a home life where everyone feels safe enough to speak about these issues. To help us respond thoughtfully to our kids’ questions and needs, rather than react without thought. To have meaningful conversations with our teens about the things that matter most.
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