A new study of parents of connected children released today by the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) found that parents whose kids have their own connected device or social media account are notably more optimistic about the benefits of that technology than are those whose children do not have them.
The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), the nation's leading organization dedicated to educating parents, companies, children, educators and policymakers about Internet safety, today announces Mattel as its newest member.
Messenger Kids has also sparked concerns among some parents, pediatricians and consumer advocates who worry about the data Facebook will be gathering from kids. FOSI CEO Stephen Balkam is quoted.
Facebook is targeted kids as young as 6 with a new messaging app introduced on Monday. FOSI CEO Stephan Balkam is quoted.