Parents like me who had kids before Snapchat, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube, and even Facebook were a thing, have been caught with our pants down, so to speak. We are digital parenting pioneers: navigating new apps, deciphering text speak, misusing emojis, and certainly embarrassing our kids as we muddle through a world that switched from analog to digital in the blink of an eye.
We asked our friends in the tech industry to share with parents the gift of knowledge this holiday season. Find out what experts from some of the top tech companies and organizations want parents to know about Internet safety.
Cyberbullying causes longterm suffering and pain, consider the possible consequences of posting a hurtful message before posting that message.
When we think of Tinder, we think of a dating app that gives us the great (read: convenient) ability to get romantically involved with another user for a long, or short, amount of time. But an app like Tinder can and is being used for social engagements other than dating.
Trying to bring some calm in to a busy schedule is a challenge. Fortunately, there is an app for that, actually 5 apps for that.
Through countless apps you can send money directly from one bank account to another without banks even being involved. Learn what each type of payment app means and explore the differences to choose which payment app would work best for you.
With geo-tags turned on, anyone can see exactly where your child posts from on a neatly drawn map. So if they are posting from places like their school, the theater they frequent, or your home, people will know how to find them. Use this step-by-step guide to turn off geo-tags.
We live in a time where we don't always feel safe at school, however there are safety apps for students smartphones that give them instant access to authorities.
Insight into the different document sharing programs your college student might be using and tips and tricks that will help them navigate online sharing.