When reading the word ‘encryption,’ you might connect it to security more than safety. But increasingly this technology is being utilized by apps and services that families frequently use.
TikTok is a free social media app designed for creating and sharing short music videos.
In 2018, 33 percent of Americans now own wearable health devices, and 46 percent are using apps for healthcare.
As a society, we constantly hear about the ways in which we should reduce our screen time or technology use.
Kids these days are really tied to their tech—Pew Research Center data indicates that around 45% of teens say they’re “almost constantly” online, and even young kids are spending more time in front of screens. That continuous connection to tech and the internet can make it tough to get kids outside and engaged with the real world.Luckily, though, it doesn’t have to be one or the other, —you can actually work with your kids’ tech devices instead of against them. Certain apps encourage kids to interact with the world around them, getting them up off the couch and into the outdoors.
Just when you thought all social media sites were created and no one could possibly have a unique idea for another site, a company called Musical.ly Inc. has created an app aimed towards teens.
You’ve heard of the basic social media platforms that teens are using: Snapchat, Instagram, and maybe Twitter. You may even use a few of these platforms yourself. One you may not have heard about? VSCO.