We are kicking off the summer with Internet Safety Month! To celebrate we are highlighting our best tools, resources and advice for keeping your family safe online. There are a lot of really great parental controls and privacy settings out there that are a great place to start when thinking about Internet Safety.
Technology has changed everything, including what it means to be a “good friend”. Learn tips for talking with your child about how they can be a good friend while using social media apps and posting online.
It is important to fully understand cyberbullying and what actions fall under its umbrella. Recognizing cyberbullying can help lead to prevention and positive responses.
Resources on messaging apps, to help you feel confident in your knowledge of the apps and lingo your kids are using when they communicate.
Learn how to set your Instagram account to private to help avoid your photos being shared publicly.
Emojis are fun and put on a new twist on communicating, but it can sometimes be unclear what these emojis really mean. Here is an overview of some of the more common emojis and how they can be interpreted.
Messaging is a relatively new medium that is faceless and fliction-less, which therefore puts more emphasis on the person sending the message to consider their words before hitting send. Instead of mindless with communication, the sender needs to be more deliberate and self-aware. They need to carve out the time to have a conversation with their online Jiminy Cricket.
Chances are as you read this your child is sending a Snapchat, but do parents fully understand how the app is being used? Hint: It isn't all bad.