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We strive to keep you informed and up to date on all things social media.
Whether you are a parent of teen, tween or elementary age kid, this podcast is for you.

Kids and Youtube

A Conversation about Your Kids and YouTube

Youtube is one of the most popular apps, with over 2 billion active users! When it comes to our kids, 85% of teens ages 13-17 say that they use YouTube, which makes the app #1 for teen social media usage. For better or for worse, you can truly find everything on this video platform. Today we’ll…

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2 Popular Gaming Apps Your Kids are Using

Do you have a video gamer in your life?  If so, you probably know that kids these days don’t just play video games, they’re also watching other people play online. Video games have been around for a long time, but gaming apps have given them a whole new life, creating some additional concerns for parents. In…

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My Kid Wants a Cell Phone! What Age Is Okay?

My Kid Wants a Cell Phone! What Age is Okay?

When talking with parents, there is one question that we’re asked far more than any other… “At what age should we give our kid a cell phone?” When we let our kids have a smartphone, we are giving them so much more than just a phone, so this is definitely an important question to ask.…

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4 (More) Apps That Your Kids Shouldn’t Be Using

4 (More) Apps That Your Kids Shouldn’t Be Using

Each and every day, there are brand new apps being added to the App Store. That’s why it’s so important for us as parents to stay on top of new apps as they become available. From Pinterest to Tick Tock, in today’s episode, we’ll break down four more apps that parents will want to stay…

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Is There a Positive Side of Social Media? We Say Yes!

Is there a positive side of social media usage for our kids? We decided it was finally time to sit down and actually answer this question. Sure, we as parents always need to remain cautious about what our kids are doing online, but it’s definitely not all bad! There are a lot of potentially great…

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5 Things You Need To Know About Kids and Their Passwords

5 Things You Need To Know About Kids and Their Passwords

Account passwords are the gateway to everything your kids are doing and seeing online. Because of this, they’re definitely a hot topic with our kids today! First up in this podcast episode, we’ll discuss establishing a social media agreement with your family. After that, we’ll discuss regular social media account check-ins, and other helpful ways…

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4 Apps That Your Kids Shouldn’t Be Using

4 Apps That Your Kids Shouldn’t Be Using

There are hundreds of thousands of apps available in the Apple and Google Play stores, with more being added every day. However many of these apps aren’t appropriate or beneficial for our kids. In this episode, Jason and Caleb break down four apps available now that all parents should be wary of. Stitcher iTunes Google…

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Why Do My Kids Crave Social Media? (Part 2)

Why Do My Kids Crave Social Media? (Part 2)

In part two of this series, we’ll look at the third and most important reason our kids crave social media. Inside this episode, we’ll address the often empty promises and appeal of social media for our kids. Then, we’ll discuss practical ways that we as parents can handle a social media obsession and help teach…

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Why Do My Kids Crave Social Media? (Part 1)

Why Do My Kids Crave Social Media? (Part 1)

Why do our kids crave social media? And why are they so addicted to their cell phones and devices? If you’ve ever struggled to pull your child away from their phone or tablet, this episode is for you. In today’s world, our kids crave entertainment and social interaction constantly. Because of this, for better or…

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About Us

Be Socially Smart is your social media encyclopedia of knowledge that will keep you informed on all the latest tween and teen trends, teach you the crazy jargon, show you the best and worst apps, and help you make informed decisions that keep your kids safe.

Be Socially Smart Podcast

BeSociallySmart

For better or worse, social media has completely revolutionized our world. So how do we as parents in the digital age navigate the world of smartphones and social media with our kids? On the Be Socially Smart Podcast, we'll keep you informed and up to date on all things technology and social media. Whether you are a parent of a teen, tween or elementary age kid, this podcast is for you. Be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss a single episode.

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