Safety Advice Articles

Are you being stalked via cell phone?

July 29, 2013

At the National Network to End Domestic Violence Technology Summit 2013 in San Jose,Erica Olsen, senior technology safety specialist for the organization talked about what

Media siege mentality: Antidote for parents

July 19, 2013

Over the 15-or-so years I’ve been covering family technology, I’ve noticed a kind of siege mentality that developed among parents about kids’ use of digital

10 rules for safe family cell phone use

July 18, 2013

1. Have a conversation about when it’s OK and not OK to use the phone for talking, texting, apps and other functions. This should include both time and place. Talk about

Safe searching with Google and YouTube

July 11, 2013

Google allows you to lock in filtered search on a browser by browser basis Google engineer Matthias Heiler blogged about A few easy tools the whole family will love, to

Undercover mom on Instagram

June 10, 2013

One of her aliases is CupcakePuppy44. That’s parent, author, and former teacher Sharon Duke Estroff’s Instagram handle. She created a join account with her

Slideshow:Tips on strong, secure passwords

May 29, 2013

There are a lot of good reasons to have strong and secure passwords. Not only does it protect you, but it protects the rest of us as well. Enabling intruders to break into
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