Online Safety, Technology

Do You Still Trust Facebook?

You’ve probably seen and heard quite a bit about the scandal surrounding Facebook this week. The social media giant has been embroiled in a controversy when it was reported that Cambridge Analytics, a data firm used by the Trump campaign in the 2016 election, secretly harvested personal data from 50 million Facebook users. For a […]

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Online Safety, Parenting

Are Screens Affecting Your Kid’s Sleep?

Screens are everywhere. We use them to read, watch movies, relax, and connect with our families. We’re even starting to see screens being used in schools more than ever before. It’s easy to be inundated with screens when we use them for educational and recreational purposes, but it may be having a profound effect on […]

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Online Safety, Parenting

Are Your Kids Ready For Social Media?

If you have a kid growing up in today’s tech-obsessed world, chances are they’ve already asked you for a smartphone or at least permission to use one. According to a study conducted by Influence Central, nearly 64 percent of kids have access to the Internet via their own laptops or other wireless devices. This same […]

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Online Safety, Parenting

This Facebook Tool Helps Find Missing Children

Most parents can remember a time when only milk cartons, radio broadcasts, and local news programs were used to disseminate information about missing children. Unsurprisingly, these largely outdated mediums were limited in their reach as images of missing children took weeks to appear on milk cartons, radio bulletins lacked visual representations, and the local news […]

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Online Safety, Technology

It’s Called Unboxing and Your Kid is Watching It

The internet continues to redefine how we shop, and not just as a replacement for brick and mortar stores. Innovation in online retailing has created fresh new ways of buying that go far beyond simply shopping on Amazon or jet.com instead of driving to your local Target. These new methods of shopping, including digital delivery […]

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Online Safety, Technology

Do You Overshare Online?

The modern internet was created in 1989 to solve a simple problem. Information and data existed on different computer systems, in different offices, different companies, and different locations around the world. If you needed information stored elsewhere you would need to physically access the computer where it lived or personally share the media. The thought […]

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