Eight prompts to bring perspective and purpose to our beliefs around tech. We can revisit this process as our families grow and change – as well as the technology.
With the proliferation of the internet – including the rise of the Internet of Things, connected toys, machine learning, virtual reality and more – parents need to take responsibility and protect their children from online threats. There are some common sense and simple steps that household leaders may take to immediately gain more visibility and control over their families’ online activity.
Today, we confront a myriad of new safety issues, concerns, risks and harms, while also benefiting from the wonders that technology can and does bring into our and our children’s lives. Our original worries focused on content, but now the online safety community, as well as parents, teachers and caregivers, are just as concerned about behavioral, emotional and developmental side effects of our hearty embrace of all things digital.
While live streaming apps can be a great tool, they can also have serious consequences for children. It’s important for parents to understand what dangers can arise with these apps and make sure they educate their children as well.
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.
Our friends from Comcast and Mind Candy share their tips for Internet safety.
Our friends at Pocket Guardian share tips with parents for Internet safety and advice for starting a tech conversation with the kids.
We want the holidays to be filled with magic and meaning, surprise and wonder, and there’s no question that tech can make it all possible. But how do we know if now is the right time to introduce, upgrade or enhance the digital devices in our lives?
David Ryan Polgar Digital Family Expert for Ask.fm and Co Founder of the Digcit Summit shares knowledge on the three E's of digital citizenship.