How you can help your child handle a cyberbullying situation if and when it does happen. This is a difficult and scary time for adults and kids alike, but there are some practical steps you can take to help diffuse, and keep record of, the abuse.
Being able to identify reliable sources online is a necessary skill. It contributes not only to success in academia but also keeps us from looking foolish. Learn how you can help your child develop the necessary skills to seperate the quality information online from the questionable websites.
Cyberbullying is best faced head on. Parents should be aware that cyberbullying is very likely a par to of their child's online life, and give their child the tools to diffuse a cyberbullying situation before anyone gets hurt.
In the era of constant digital feeds and screenshots, it is impossible to know exactly who has seen or recorded your latest posts. Although you may have deleted it could still have an impact on your future.
When it comes to being kind online and generating more positivity, every word that gets out there can influence someone – every single word – in a good way or bad way. Here are some rules that if followed can help us all focus on being positive online.
Summer vacation means a break from school, but all of the extra hours in the day also mean that they may be Whispering, Periscoping, and Snapchatting even more. This makes it a prime opportunity for families to talk about responsible Internet use, limiting passive screen time, double-checking safety settings, and avoiding over-sharing.
A quick step-by-step on how to check, update and set your privacy settings on Facebook.
3 questions that can help you determine if your child is ready to be on social media.
FOSI's Spring intern offers advice she would give her younger self regarding social media.