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FOSI in the News
Feb
16
2016
The Guardian

Stephen Balkam, CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute, comments on Kik's anonymity and safer alternatives for minors.

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.

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.

Jan
28
2016
USA Today

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

Jan
19
2016
Geico More

Augusta Nissly, Program Coordinator of FOSI's Good Digital Parenting, advises parents how to keep conversations about online safety constant and beneficial.

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.