Historically, news providers and publications have been trusted with vigorously editing and fact-checking their own content to ensure that the information provided was accurate. With the advent of technology has come a wealth of information that resulted in the creation of many more sources for the news, much of which is generated by individuals.
If you were to Google your child today what would pop up? Would that article they wrote for their school’s newspaper show up? How about that class award they just received? Or would it be that inappropriate photo at last week’s party? Everything they post on the Internet is part of their online DNA. It is their digital trail left behind for the world to access at moment’s notice.
We need to help our elderly population, and provide them with easy-to-follow guidelines and best practices so that they know what to do in case they lose their smartphones or, worse yet, experience a security breach. Here are 10 smartphone and online safety tips for the seniors in your life.
Tips for teaching your child digital independence and start weening themselves off of being under a parent's digital thumb.
Send your child on a path to success by incorporating technology for learning and fun.
Fill your tween's backpack with advice on using tech wisely towards academic success and positive online interactions.
It is important to understand online vulnerabilities that many face when accessing the Internet for the first time or without proper training and awareness. It is a known fact that Americans are, more than ever, experiencing the pains of online scams in the form of hackers, phishing, and malware, for example, and it is important to help people be wise stewards of technology in their everyday lives.
Fill your teen's backpack with advice on using tech to achieve academic success and positive online interactions.