Safety Advice Articles

Identity theft can hit children too

September 23, 2015

by Larry Magid Identify theft can be a serious problem for victims. It can destroy your credit, get you in trouble with the IRS and sometimes even result in your arrest if

Parents: Check your (online) behavior

March 10, 2015

By Sue Sheff: We frequently hear and discuss the behavior of youth on social media, but we rarely discuss how adults behave online. And while you’ve probably heard how kids

Safety & civility advice for anonymous apps

December 9, 2014

After School’s iTunes page promises to let you post anonymously by Larry Magid A growing number of apps allow people to post anonymously. Some of the better known ones

Safe holiday online shopping tips

November 30, 2014

by Larry Magid When you see a great deal online, make sure you examine the fine print. The biggest “gotcha” is usually shipping costs. Many online merchants will
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