Good Digital Parenting While Staying At Home

Our households, communities, nation, and world are experiencing rapid change in a way we’ve never seen before.

Good Digital Parenting


Parental Controls: A Silver Lining While Parenting During a Pandemic

By Nicole Anderson | Sept. 15, 2020

Let’s be honest, parenting in the digital can be a challenge. And, the global pandemic has created new stresses for parents and teens, who are relying on technology to stay connected to work, school, family, friends and the semblance of life as we knew it before coronavirus.

#ScreenReady #COVID-19 #Digital Family Poll #AT&T #Parental Controls #Research


The Role Smartphones Have in Parent-Child Collaboration

By Salome Apkhazishvili | Sept. 8, 2020

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit in early March, I was in the middle of my graduate school research, hoping to reveal the role that smartphones play in collaboration between family members. I was lucky enough to have finished interviewing the parents of 10-17-year-old just before social distancing and stay-home orders became a new normal.

#Back to School #Smartphones #Media Literacy #Getting Tech Ready

Policy & Research


Fake, Real, or Ad? Media Literacy Matters

The stakes for requiring a global commitment to media literacy education could not be higher. The spread of misinformation and disinformation on the Internet is impacting democracy and public safety, and it has become imperative that users develop the skills to assess the reliability of online content.

Online Safety in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

This whitepaper aims to connect the emerging technological phenomena of artificial intelligence (AI) and its implications with key actions needed to advance a culture of responsibility online.

Protecting Innocence In A Digital Age

Testimony of Stephen Balkam, CEO and Founder of Family Online Safety Institute, before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary -  July 9, 2019