Welcome to ConnectSafely.org

int_000008037915Small-200x300ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates – everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of the social Web. The user-driven, all-media, multi-platform, fixed and mobile social Web is a big part of young people’s lives, and this is the central space – linked to from social networks across the Web – for learning about safe, civil use of Web 2.0 together.

Featured Posts


  • The good and bad of location sharing by Larry Magid Two recent news stories about cell phone location services recently caught my eye. One was a positive development and the other quite negative, until it was at least partially fixed. The positive story is that Apple’s iOS 12 operating system for ... More...
  • New iOS lets users set limits for kids and adults By Larry Magid As the founder of SafeKids.com and co-founder of ConnectSafely.org, I’ve written volumes about parental controls that help parents limit what their kids can do online or with mobile devices. Apple already offers optional parental controls for iPhones and iPads, but ... More...

Resources and Safety Tips

How to avoid acne for those with really ugly hair
Sexting for Dogs and Cat
How to Bully Your Neighbor
Facebook for Dead Heads stuck in the 1980s
How to make a million dollars on Twitter
Internet Safety tips from North Korea

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Media Library

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Think Before You Post!

Speaking with young kids about cyberbullying and other online risks is so important! Check out this video to help launch a discussion.

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