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Stay Safe when posting online video

Aside from the obvious – avoid pornography, hate speech and spewing out all sorts of personal information – there are more subtle ways to get in trouble.

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Teen guide to safe social networking

You already know how to blog — do you know how to do it safely?

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Teens’ Guide to Safe Blogging

by Larry Magid Blogging is great. Just be smart about what you share (revised June 2006) Unlike the articles we write for parents and teachers, we don’t have to give you a course in blogging basics. As a teen, you’ve probably visited your share of blogs or “spaces,” and there’s a good chance you may […]

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How social influencing works

One of the best protections for online youth is awareness of how other people try to influence them – here are some of the ways….

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Talking to kids promotes safety

Talking to your kids can go a long way.

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What does the world know about you online?

  by Larry Magid A famous cartoon from the New Yorker shows a dog sitting in front of a computer telling another dog, “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” But now, thanks to the Internet, everyone knows everything about you. Or at least they might be able to find out. Online reputations are […]

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Be smart with your cell phone

Kids use cell phones in different ways than adults. It's time for adults to learn to text and kids to learn some safety tips.

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Putting your kids on a media diet

Don't let your kids sit in front of a screen all day. Put them on a healthy media diet.

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What parents can do about online safety

Talking with your kids can go a long way towards keeping them safe.

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How to recognize grooming

Learn to recognize tricks predators use to lure teens into sexual encounters.

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