How much screen time is too much screen time? When should kids get their first smartphone? Are you guilty of “sharenting?” If you’re raising a kid in the digital world, this podcast is for you. Katie talks with Stephen Balkam, Founder and CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute, about technology and families today.
As society spends more time looking at screens, experts say it’s up to parents to model good digital behavior for their kids. FOSI CEO Stephan Balkam is interviewed.
Many of us enjoy sharing pictures of our kids online. But there are new concerns about the long-term consequences of “sharenting” in terms of cyber security and identity theft. FOSI CEO Stephen Balkam is interviewed.
Two major Apple shareholders and a prominent former Apple executive are calling on the company to change how it approaches some of its youngest customers, alleging that the computing giant's products risk causing long-term physical or mental harm to children. FOSI CEO Stephen Balkam is quoted
’Tis the season when parents (er, Santa) are gathering gifts for children. And while gadgets are a perennial favorite, the privacy and security concerns that their sensors, microphones, cameras, trackers, data storage components, and web connections raise are making many think twice about the role of technology in children’s lives.
The social network releases more details on how it will punish those engaging in abusive and hateful behavior. FOSI CEO Stephen Balkam is quoted.
Tips for developing good digital habits in your children. FOSI CEO Stephen Balkam is quoted.
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.
The social network on Monday announced a new standalone app called Messenger Kids. It targets children ages six to 12. FOSI CEO Stephan Balkam is quoted.