Safety Tips

Cyberbullying Statistics

November 26, 2013

The numbers vary a lot. Here are a few credible stats from academic research: The Centers for Disease Control released a study in June 2014 showing that 14.8% of students

Safety Tips for GPS Location-Sharing

April 7, 2013

Most “smart phones” and even some regular cellphones allow you to run location-sharing software that uses the phone’s GPS capability to let friends and family

FAQ on ‘Sexting’ and ‘Sextortion’

February 1, 2013

Information on what these terms mean, tips for where to turn, and links to the best resources for further information What is “sexting”? “Sexting” is

Online Safety FAQ

December 15, 2011

Updated August, 2014 Is my child at risk from online predators? Although it can happen, the risk of a child or teen being harmed by someone they met on the Internet is very

Tips for Getting Cached Content Removed

March 14, 2011

Tips for Getting Cached Content Removed from Search Engines We recently helped a 17-year-old get a topless photo and fake profile removed from a social networking site. But

Tips for Smart Videogaming

June 18, 2010

More than just fun ‘n’ games. They can be a social experience – in a single room or over the Internet. For some families, they can be a way to get together.

Kids’ Virtual World Safety Tips

January 8, 2010

Virtual worlds are online spaces where kids create avatars (kind of like cartoon characters) through which they communicate, socialize, learn, shop, play games, and generally

Virtual World Safety Tips for Parents of Teens

January 8, 2010

Virtual worlds are online spaces where people create avatars (graphical representations of themselves) through which they communicate, socialize, learn, shop, play games, and

Top 10 Safety Tips for Video-Sharing

September 3, 2007

Many kids today are video-literate – able to communicate in a medium once reserved for highly trained professionals with expensive equipment. This is an amazing
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