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Parent’s Guide to TikTok

Parent’s Guide to TikTok

TikTok has some good safety features for teens and families, and they’re being updated and improved all the time. Here’s what you need to know, plus advice for talking with teens about healthy social media use.

Parent’s Guide to Snapchat

Parent’s Guide to Snapchat

Users love that they can share a moment that’s digital footprint-free — they don’t have to think about how their photos, videos or comments make them look to some unknown audience in the future.

How to Delete What Google Knows About You

How to Delete What Google Knows About You

Like the weather, a lot of people like to complain about how Google impacts their privacy but, unlike the weather, there are things you can do about it ...

Ask Trish: Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month is a time to raise awareness about mental health and the challenges millions of Americans – and many more global citizens – face with their mental health ...

Pair of California Bills to Protect Kids Online Show Promise, but there are Concerns

California lawmakers are considering a pair of bills to regulate kids’ use of online services. The state's tech laws can impact the entire country ...

Ask Trish: My Debut Book, ReThink the Internet

My debut book, ReThink the Internet, the world’s first-ever by-youth, for-youth guide to safely navigating the digital world, is coming out at the end of this month, on May 31st ...
Parent’s Guide to Discord

Parent’s Guide to Discord

If you’ve got a teen in your house, there’s a good chance you have Discord. We don’t mean bickering—we’re talking Discord with a capital D, the chat app that’s especially popular with teens.

Parent’s Guide to Roblox

Parent’s Guide to Roblox

If your kids love to play online games, one of the names you may be hearing about a lot lately is Roblox. Here’s what you need to know.

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Tips for Smart Videogaming

Tips for Smart Videogaming

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 ...
'Soft power' parenting works better

'Soft power' parenting works better

Why an authoritarian style or sudden imposition of parental controls – against sexting or any other troubling new issue – don't work very well in parenting social Web users ...
The Net effect

The Net effect

Parents, teachers, students, if anybody asks, here's why it's so important to think before you post ...
creative things to do with kids

Tech Tools to Engage your Family in Fun or Educational Activities

There are plenty of tools out there to keep every member of the family engaged during this period when many of us are staying at home. In fact, for some ...
family screen time

Parenting and Working While Sheltering at Home

A blog post by Larry Magid and a podcast with Larry and ConnectSafely education director, Kerry Gallagher about working from home while your kids are at home engaged in home-based ...
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