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Welcome to ConnectSafely.org

int_000008037915Small-200x300What you’ll find here is news, perspective and advice on safe, successful use of social media and technology for parents, kids & teens, educators and policymakers worldwide. ConnectSafely is a place for information and community that welcomes all participants in today’s very user-driven, networked world. We’re also advocates for youth rights and free speech in participatory media. For our thinking about all this, click here. Check out our new social media guides for parents and join us in celebrating Safer Internet Day 2014!

Featured Posts


  • Making the most of holiday screen time By Kerry Gallagher Families with school-age children everywhere are looking forward to a week or more of quality time together. In many parts of the country this time will be spent mostly indoors due to cold weather. Since new electronic devices ...
  • Podcasts from the International Bullying Prevention Association Conference ConnectSafely was in New Orleans at the International Bullying Prevention Association Conference where we interviewed some of the most influential people in the world of bullying prevention. Connectsafely’s Larry Magid speaks with Michele Borba, the IBPA keynoter and author of several books including ...

Resources & Safety Tips

Tips for strong, secure passwords
Tips to prevent teen sexting
Tips to help stop cyberbullying
Tips for smart videogaming
Virtual world safety tips for parents of teens
Cellphone safety tips

More tips & advice

Let’s Talk

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Media Library

Featured Video

Bullying is a group activity, so let’s come together and stop bullying. A finalist in the 2013 Net Literacy safety video program.

Click here for our tips to help stop cyberbullying.