Have you ever been in a restaurant and observed someone taking a picture of their food? You might overhear them telling their tablemates it was #ForTheGram. Or at home, your child just advocated for their summer vacation suggestion to be chosen because it was #ForTheGram. What does that mean?
My millennial children came of age in the early 2000s, before most phones had cameras; when social media meant Myspace—and screens still referred to movie theaters. When providing cell phones to our young teens, we made sure they could call and text and then tried to monitor their activity.
Parents often ask how to get started with online safety conversations at home and what rules they should establish for their families.
With the average home now having more than 10 connected devices, what can we do to keep our families and our homes safe? Here are a few practical tips to make your connected home more secure.
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.
Millions of people across the United States, and now globe, have become part of the Pokémon Go phenomenon. So what do you, as a parent, need to know when deciding if and how to use Pokémon Go?
After taking time to play Pokémon Go, a user shares his experiences with the app and sheds light on safety tips for parents.
Although the idea of taking a selfie is a harmless one, taking selfies can sometimes lead to unsafe situations. Use these tips to exercise safety when taking selfies.
Few places on the Internet can claim to be free from harassment. Newspaper websites, social media platforms, online sports forums, gaming sites, and television fan comment boards deal with this problem. All corners of the web are impacted in some way by the scourge of vile and degrading speech aimed at public and private people alike. Eradicating this speech and creating an Internet that can be confidently used by everyone is a challenge that must be confronted by all sectors of society.