Facebook's Messenger & Instagram's Disappearing Act

Facebook’s Messenger & Instagram’s Disappearing Act

Snapchat may have pioneered disappearing posts in social media, but Facebook is adding a disappearing act to messaging. Vanish Mode, for Facebook's Messenger and Instagram, enables users to send messages ...

Stop Thinking About Screen Time

Stop Thinking About Screen Time

Few things stoke anxiety and confusion among parents like the topic of screen time. But experts are increasingly urging parents - and the people who work with kids - to ...
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phone safety

Tips for Safe and Civil Use of Anonymous Apps

A growing number of apps allow people to post anonymously. There are some very positive aspects to anonymous apps, including the ability to reach out for help and post with ...
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What parents need to know about Facebook Messenger Kids

What parents need to know about Facebook Messenger Kids

Messenger Kids, announced Monday, isn’t exactly an education app, but it’s tailored to give kids 6 to 12 the ability to engage in conversations as well as exchange messages, videos ...
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Safe holiday online shopping tips

Safe holiday online shopping tips

One of the biggest obstacles to online shopping is the fear of fraud or a security scam and that can be an issue regardless of whether you're shopping from a ...
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advice for parents

The Parent’s Guide to Family Link

If you’re a parent, chances are that you have a smartphone and maybe a tablet, and it’s equally likely that your child would like one as well ...
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kids texting

The Parent’s Guide to Cybersecurity

DownloadFull Guide (PDF)Quick Guide (PDF) Just about everyone is online these days, including the vast majority of teens and a growing number of young children. Whether by using a smartphone, ...
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The Parent's Guide to Snapchat

The Parent’s Guide to Snapchat

DownloadFull Guide (PDF) Jump to Top 5 Questions about Snapchat from Parents   Snapchat is all about fun and spontaneity. By default, the text, photos and videos you send disappear ...
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The Parent's Guide to Student Data Privacy

The Parent’s Guide to Student Data Privacy

Schools have always held a wide range of data about our children and families: Name, address, names of parents or guardians, date of birth ...
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