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 ...

Should I worry about my teens texting?

Should I worry about my teens texting?

By Michael Rich, MD Q: I’ve noticed that many parents worry a lot about their children texting. But when we were kids, we would spend hours on the phone, sometimes ...
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Setting screen-time limits – for parents

Setting screen-time limits – for parents

By Maureen Kochan: Turns out parents need to set screen-time limits – for themselves. If you have kids and digital devices in your family, chances are you’ve fretted about the ...
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Arkansas bill puts youth safety and privacy in jeopardy

Arkansas bill puts youth safety and privacy in jeopardy

By Maria Spencer The Arkansas Consumer Safety Division website includes social networking tips that warn its citizens about improper use of social media. It reads, “Although social networking sites can ...
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'Revenge porn' is about betrayal, not pornography

'Revenge porn' is about betrayal, not pornography

Sharing explicit pictures or videos with an intimate partner is not always a harmful practice, but it can be devastating if those images get into the wrong hands -- like ...
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Social media still growing, with Instagram leading the way

Social media still growing, with Instagram leading the way

A lot of people scratched their heads when Facebook invested a billion dollars to buy Instagram in 2012. But, based on the results of a recent survey from Pew Research, ...
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