Snapchat Launches Family Center

Snapchat Launches Family Center

The new tool allows teens to opt-in so that their parents have insight into how they're using the popular platform ...

FAQ on 'Sexting' and 'Sextortion'

FAQ on 'Sexting' and 'Sextortion'

One in seven teens report that they are sending sexts, and one in four are receiving sexts, according to a study that appeared in JAMA Pediatrics ...
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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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Parent's Guide to Google Family Link

Parent’s Guide to Google 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. You may be ...
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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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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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