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FOSI in the News
Feb
10
2016
USA Today

The Family Online Safety Institute was named a member of Twitter's new coalition to develop products and policies that promote online safety and decrease abuse.

Feb
10
2016
San Jose Mercury News

Stephen Balkam, CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute, is quoted in this article stating that tech firms are feeling pressure to promote online safety.

Jan
28
2016
USA Today

The Family Online Safety Institute's recent research is featured in this article on posting about children online.

Dec
15
2015
POLITICO

Emma Morris, FOSI's International Policy Manager, discusses the potential implications of a major shift in European policy to change the age of digital consent for young Internet users.

Dec
11
2015
Teen Vogue

Augusta Nissly, Program Coordinator for the Family Online Safety Institute's Good Digital Parenting, discusses teens lying about their age on Tinder.

Dec
06
2015
Working Mother

Augusta Nissly, Program Coordinator of the Family Online Safety Institute's Good Digital Parenting, offers advice on when to allow your child to create a social media account and gives tips about the most popular apps.

Dec
05
2015
New York Times

Stephen Balkam, CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute, is quoted in an article that discusses extremism and the role of social media.

Nov
21
2015
Washington Post

Stephen Balkam, CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute, is quoted in an article that discusses the responses to the increase in smart toys in the market this holiday season.

Nov
19
2015
Time Standard

Larry Magid, CEO and Co-Founder of ConnectSafely.org, reflects on a panel discussion on online radicalization and extremism at the Family Online Safety Institute's Annual Conference and the role data encryption plays.

Nov
19
2015
Yahoo! Tech

Dan Tynan, Editor-in-Chief for Yahoo! Tech, reflects on a panel discussion on online radicalization and extremism at the Family Online Safety Institute's Annual Conference and how the Internet has played a role in recent terrorist attacks.