What do you get when you combine the user-sharing power of YouTube with the community gameplay of Minecraft? You get Roblox, an endless virtual candy store of free multiplayer games created by its users around the world.
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.
It’s clear that technology can make our kids more informed, stay connected with friends and family and provide an endless means of entertainment. But as we know there is also some risk. Here are a few simple steps that parents can take to help mitigate those risks.
Kathleen Lefstad, Policy Manager, Trust & Safety, at Yahoo! shares her gift of knowledge for Internet safety with parents.
With all the different apps, games, and devices out there today, we know that raising a child is different--and sometimes harder--than when your parents did it. That is why GDP is here to offer tips, tools and advice to help you confidently navigate the online world with your kids.
FOSI released its latest research report, “Parents, Privacy and Technology Use” on November 17, 2015. This research was conducted by Hart Research Associates and included an online survey of 589 parents of kids ages 6 to 17, as well as 3 focus groups in suburban Philadelphia. The project explored how parents view the role that technology plays in their kids' lives, how they manage their kids' online activity, and how parents model good technology use. This report was made possible by a grant from the Digital Trust Foundation.
Send your child on a path to success by incorporating technology for learning and fun.