As parents in the digital world, things are always changing and it can be hard to keep up! The app store continues to develop and grow, and it’s our goal to keep you up to date on the latest releases that your kids and their friends may be using. On today’s episode, we’re talking about…

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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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In this digital age, one of the biggest questions on the mind of parents is “What age is appropriate to give my kid a smartphone?…or When should I let my kid have _____ app?” The first thing to note here is this: there is no silver bullet answer. For apps, there are age recommendations/restrictions put…

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Tik Tok

When it comes to top trending apps that our tweens and teens have actively used over this past year, musical.ly is one of the most popular. But back in late 2017, musical.ly was bought out by one of their main competitors, Tik Tok…a similar, but much more popular music video/social media platform based in China.…

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Tik Tok

When it comes to top trending apps that our tweens and teens have actively used over this past year, musical.ly is one of the most popular. But back in late 2017, musical.ly was bought out by one of their main competitors, Tik Tok…a similar, but much more popular music video/social media platform based in China.…

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With new apps continually being created, it can be very challenging for parents to keep up with all that their kid is doing on their phone. It seems like every couple of weeks a new app starts to trend among our tweens and teens. That’s why here at Be Socially Smart we will keep you…

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What their heart is longing for? Right when they wake up and get ready for the day, there it is. As you drive them to school or practice, there it is. Throughout the school day, there it is. As you pick them up, there it is. As you come home, eat dinner and do your…

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What their heart is longing for? Right when they wake up and get ready for the day, there it is. As you drive them to school or practice, there it is. Throughout the school day, there it is. As you pick them up, there it is. As you come home, eat dinner and do your…

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Isn’t it interesting how the word warning jumps out to you when you read it? Typically this word is not used in a positive sense; Warning: Bridge may be icy in cold weather. Warning: explicit material. Warning: don’t tickle your son when he has to go potty. Whatever the situation, warnings serve one purpose…to keep…

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