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 ...

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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Ask Trish: Doing Online Dating Right

Ask Trish: Doing Online Dating Right

Dear Trisha: I’m thinking about getting on an online dating app but I’m kinda skeptical because I’ve heard scary stories from friends. Do you have any tips? ...
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Ask Trish: What's the Metaverse?

Ask Trish: What’s the Metaverse?

Everyone keeps talking about “the Metaverse” but I’m not sure what exactly that is. Can you tell me more? ...
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Ask Trish: Making Digital Resolutions

Ask Trish: Making Digital Resolutions

Me, thinking to myself earlier this week: “What’s the one thing I want to leave the Ask Trish community with in 2021?” ...
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