Apple's Upcoming Safety Check Quickly Turns Off Location Sharing

Apple’s Upcoming Safety Check Quickly Turns Off Location Sharing

Apple, in cooperation with the National Network to End Domestic Violence, the National Center for Victims of Crime and the Women's Service Network, has developed Safety Check for the next ...

Youth from Around the World Set 16 Goals to Commemorate 16 Years of Safer Internet Day

Youth from Around the World Set 16 Goals to Commemorate 16 Years of Safer Internet Day

More at SmarterInternet,org.  Sign up for our mailing list. For the past several months, young people from 35 countries around the world have been articulating and voting on their goals for ...
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Safer Internet Day 2019 Reaches Out to Under Served Communities

This coming Tuesday ConnectSafely.org, will host the official U.S. Safer Internet Day event at Google’s Seattle headquarters plus an evening event for families at a Seattle Housing Authority facility. We’re ...
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How to Disable Facetime till Apple Fixes Serious Privacy Flaw

As you may have heard, there is a flaw on Apple Facetime for iOS and Mac that makes it possible for someone to listen in on what the microphone of ...
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Protecting Children from Inappropriate Content in the UK

We talk to John Carr about internet safety for kids in the UK and newly regulated laws to protect children from inappropriate content and the proper education methods to seek ...
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Media Literacy for Educators and Families with Young Children

ConnectSafely’s CEO Larry Magid and K-12 Education Director Kerry Gallagher talk about media literacy aimed at young children and teens. Kerry talks about approaching media literacy in the classroom as ...
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How to Avoid Succumbing to Fake Websites — Political or Otherwise

Microsoft’s revelation that websites controlled by a group with ties to the Russian government is not only a warning to political operatives from both parties, but to everyone ...
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Facebook Slips, Snapchat Grows Among Teens — Nearly Half Online “Almost Constantly”

A new survey from Pew Research found that Snapchat is now the social media app that teens use most often, followed closely by YouTube ...
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Europe’s New Privacy Law Shakes Up Entire Tech Industry and Impacts European Teens

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) kicked in on Friday, May 25th, and its impact will be felt not just in Europe but around the world — especially in Silicon Valley, ...
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Facebook is Cleaning Up Inappropriate Content But You Still Need to be Vigilant

by Larry Magid I’m about to report on some interesting numbers from Facebook regarding inappropriate material it deleted from its service, but first I’d like to warn users about the ...
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