The algorithms that suggest your kids’ content

When considering mental health issues linked to online behavior, our thoughts may turn to cyberbullying, but there is another concern far more formidable than we might realize — access. Search engines have given us easy access to more and seemingly ever-fresh sources of content that have the potential to be just as detrimental, if not … More The algorithms that suggest your kids’ content

Coercion, trolling and abuse: Keep your children safe when they’re meeting people online

From predatory tactics to online bullying: tips for keeping your kids safe. Children and teenagers spend hours interacting with others on the internet. But social media and online gaming also give opportunities to those who want to harm your child. Such platforms allow anyone to access large online communities more or less anonymously, attracting bullies, … More Coercion, trolling and abuse: Keep your children safe when they’re meeting people online

Instagram and teens: A quick guide for parents to keep their kids safe

Tips to help your kids safely navigate Instagram While many teens have recently been captivated by other social media apps du jour, most notably TikTok, Instagram continues to hold its own among young internet users. Indeed, children aged 13-17 make up eight percent of Instagram’s entire userbase, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform boasting almost 1.4 billion active … More Instagram and teens: A quick guide for parents to keep their kids safe

How to restrict inappropriate content and limit screen time? Use parental control

Tips and tricks for parental control settings. How to restrict inappropriate content and limit screen time? Use parental control Even if you teach your children about the potential dangers of using the internet or how easy it is to get addicted to gaming, it’s good to have some level of control over what they do … More How to restrict inappropriate content and limit screen time? Use parental control

Teenage cybercrime: How to stop kids from taking the wrong path

It’s never too late to prevent children from being dragged to the dark side and to ensure their skills are a force for good. When we talk about cybercrime and children, it’s often in the context of protecting the young ones from online dangers. That could mean ensuring our kids’ devices have the right parental control software … More Teenage cybercrime: How to stop kids from taking the wrong path