Denise DeRosa, Program Manager of the Family Online Safety Institute, discusses the use of smartphone apps among teenagers
FOSI research is cited in an article on the sharing of children’s photos on Facebook: “According to a report by the Family Online Safety Institute, 76% of teenagers are very or somewhat concerned about their privacy, or being harmed by their online activity.”
Stephen Balkam, CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute, comments of the recent posting of beheading videos on social media: “It’s been very interesting, with this second beheading, how very little of those images have been passed around,” said Family Online Safety Institute CEO Stephen Balkam, who serves on Facebook’s safety advisory board. “It’s very difficult to find them unless you know of some darker places on the web.”
Stephen Balkam, CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute, is quoted discussing the recent posting of beheading videos on Facebook.
Research by the Family Online Safety Institute is quoted in an article in the Washington Post about posting photographs of your child online
Jennifer Hanley, Director of Legal and Policy at the Family Online Safety Institute, comments on the removal of the most recent beheading videos.
Stephen Balkam, CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute, comments on the use of tracking applications for parents to monitor their kids activity, and how this can lead to the breakdown of trust in the parent-child relationship.
Stephen Balkam, CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute, answers the question of "Should Parents Share Images of Their Kids Online?"
Google’s email scanning technology has lead to the arrest of a man on child pornography charges. FOSI’s CEO Stephen Balkam comments on this practice and the industry’s efforts to eradicate child sexual abuse images.
FOSI’s CEO, Stephen Balkam, is quoted in an article on CNN.com titled, “#IamJada: When abuse becomes a teen meme”: “Parents ‘should encourage their kids to be up-standers and not bystanders when they see something as negative as what was happening to Jada,’ Balkam said. Speaking up may not be easy, he adds, but it's worthwhile, whether you're a bystander or a victim of abuse.”