How We Got Here

How We Got Here

by Larry MagidThis post first appeared in the Mercury News Because they’ve been written about extensively, there’s no need for me to repeat how the internet – Facebook, Twitter and ...

Zoom call

How to Keep 'Zoombombers' from Disrupting your Online Meetings or Classes

As you may have heard, several school districts, including New York City, are banning the use of Zoom video conferencing because of security and privacy concerns ...
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COVID-19

Avoiding Financial Fraud During Covid-19

ConnectSafely's CEO Larry Magid speaks with US Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Tom Edwards and Visa VP Lori Hodges about why financial fraud is expected to increase in the ...
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Resources for Coping, Learning, and Shopping While Stuck Home

Resources for Coping, Learning, and Shopping While Stuck Home

There is never a good time for a pandemic, but the silver lining on this very dark cloud is that it’s happening at a time when we have the ability ...
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remote assistance

Prepare Now in Case You Need Remote Tech Support During Coronavirus Crisis

If you’re like most people, you probably have occasional problems with your PC, Mac or other devices. And while some people have the technical skills to solve these problems themselves, ...
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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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Tools to Help Identify Real Vs. False Online Information

Tools to Help Identify Real Vs. False Online Information

Daniel Patrick Moynihan is credited as once saying “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts,” but we now live at a time when some people ...
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Internet Essentials

Comcast Expands Access and Increases Speed of Internet Essentials Due to Coronavirus

A lot of communities are closing schools and, of course, many of those workers who can are now working from home. This makes a lot of sense, but there are ...
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TikTok

TikTok to Give Parents More Control Over Teen Accounts

TikTok is adding a Family Safety Mode to give parents more control over their teen's account ...
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Research Finds Teens May Not Be Suffering From Too Much Tech use

Research Finds Teens May Not Be Suffering From Too Much Tech use

One of the most important observations of the study is that "Policies restricting adolescents’ access to new technologies ... may be ill advised ...
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