Stephen Balkam's keynote address at the eSafety19 conference | Sydney, Australia
Today’s announcement by the FTC of its settlement with Google and YouTube is an important reckoning for the company in particular and for the tech industry, in general.
Washington -- Today, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) launched the newest element of its Good Digital Parenting initiative to help parents foster constructive conversations with their children around technology.
Verizon has unveiled a new smartphone plan designed for kids. Starting Thursday, consumers can sign up for the carrier’s “Just Kids” plan, which offers 5GB of LTE data, unlimited calling/talk to 20 parent-defined contacts, and a subscription to Verizon Smart Family Premium parental controls.
Washington, D.C. -- The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) today welcomes VIPKid as the organization’s newest member. As a convener of experts that specialize in educating parents, teachers, companies, and policymakers about online safety issues, FOSI is eager to add a dedicated voice from the educational technology sector to membership.
A new study released by the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) examines the online attitudes of parents and seniors, highlighting the benefits and challenges of intergenerational technology use. The report, “Online Safety Across the Generations,” investigates behaviors of connected families, with 57% of parents citing that technology has improved communication in their family.
The Family Online Safety Institute is honored to host the First Lady at our Annual Conference on November 15th.
The Family Online Safety Institute appreciated the opportunity to participate in the launch of First Lady Melania Trump’s Be Best initiative today. FOSI applauds the First Lady for her focus on children's social emotional well-being and promotion of kindness and compassion online.
The Family Online Safety Institute is committed to making the online world safer for children and their families. We believe that the digital era presents unparalleled opportunities for young people, and we strive to create a culture of responsibility and a sense of digital citizenship for all.
The Family Online Safety Institute thanks the First Lady for convening this important conversation. This is FOSI’s 11th year and online safety is the central challenge of the digital age.