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 A growing number of apps allow people to post anonymously. Some of the better known ones include,

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

Perfect digital parenting doesn’t exist

November 9, 2014

I’m stating the obvious – that perfect digital-age parenting doesn’t exist – but let me explain why it doesn’t. Writer Heather Havrilesky got me
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