Instagram Testing Age Verification Technology

Instagram Testing Age Verification Technology

Instagram has announced new ways to verify the approximate age of its users, including Face-Based-Age-Prediction (FBAP) technology that can anonymously determine a person’s approximate age.: How it works and why ...

Ask Trish: My Debut Book, ReThink the Internet

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 ...
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Digital Wellness is Emotional Wellness

Digital Wellness is Emotional Wellness

Emotional wellness is an area our society is, thankfully, working to build awareness and progress. In schools it is often called “SEL” or social emotional learning and it is sometimes ...
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Unused Apps Can Impact Smartphone Storage, Performance and Security

Unused Apps Can Impact Smartphone Storage, Performance and Security

I’m old enough to remember those Black Flag commercials from the early '80s with the slogan “Roaches check in, but they don’t check out.” Today, the smartphone variation of that ...
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Ask Trish: Stressing About Social Media

Ask Trish: Stressing About Social Media

I’m always so stressed about social media, like who’s viewing my stories, how my pictures look, and if I “measure up” to everyone else. How do I let go? ...
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Social Media Can Contribute to Despair about War but also Provide Relief

Social Media Can Contribute to Despair about War but also Provide Relief

Like many people, I’ve spent a lot of time in front of my phone, computer and TV, focused on the war in Ukraine. On some TV news programs, it’s literally ...
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How to Talk with Your Kids About War in Ukraine

How to Talk with Your Kids About War in Ukraine

How parents and other adults respond can have a big impact on how a young person handles the news coming out of Ukraine ...
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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 ...
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Video: TikTok's Director of Creator Community

Video: TikTok’s Director of Creator Community

ConnectSafely CEO Larry Magid and Youth Advisor Trisha Prabhu spoke with Kudzi Chikumbu, TikTok’s Director of Creator Community, about the “secret sauce” for TikTok success ...
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Safer Internet Day: Programs for Home & School

Safer Internet Day: Programs for Home & School

We’re particularly proud of the experts and influencers we’ve lined up for this year’s program. Videos and other resources for families and schools are free and available now ...
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