5 Apps You Need To Watch Out For

This week is all about 5 different social media apps you need to watch out for when it comes to the safety and well-being of your kid. Those apps are Periscope, Kik, Group Me, a variety of Hidden Calculator (photo vault) Apps and Musical.ly/Live.ly. . . plus a few bonus apps: WhatsApp, Sarahah and Yellow.…

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All About Instagram and Twitter

If you had to name the top 5 most popular social media networks of all time, Instagram and Twitter would make that list. These two platforms are fun, interactive, allow creativity and can help people stay connected to each other and the world around them. So what’s the big deal? Why, as parents, do we…

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Why Does My Kid Crave Social Media?

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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A Complete Guide to Snapchat

All Things Snapchat

What is it? Snapchat is a social media-messaging app that allows you to exchange video, pictures, and text that disappears after a short amount of time. The most popular age range of Snapchat users is 12 to 22 years old, and 80% of teens use Snapchat. The Positives Being creative with your snaps, posts, stories,…

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7 Strategies to Help Kids Sidestep Digital Friction this Summer

This post was originally published on McAfee’s Family Safety Blog by author Toni Birdsong. Used with permission. What happens when you mix long summer days with a steady flow of SnapChats, tweets, Instagram feeds, and a non-stop hum of group texts streaming into your life? If you’re an adult, you’ve likely learned how to power off…

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WARNING!

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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