Safety Advice Articles

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 Ask.fm,

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

Dealing with the nasties online

August 25, 2014

Pondering positive ways to deal with online negativity seems to be a trend – maybe even a blooming social norm! Because, in response to social cruelty like the recent
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