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Children Online Safety

3 Ways Your Kids Can Get You Hacked

Adam Levin | Posted 11.12.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

Google is planning to open Gmail and YouTube to kids under the age of 13. While the company will restrict this king's ransom of new clicks to kid-friendly content, hackers could well have a field day.

5 Tips to Protect your Children, Tweens and Teens from Dangerous Games on Social Media | Posted 05.03.2014 | Parents

Monitoring our children's online activities is a sticky issue, but by following these five tips, we can help protect kids from harming themselves, others or their reputations.

Should Our Children Be on LinkedIn?

Kim Garst | Posted 10.22.2013 | Media
Kim Garst

I am all for using social media to enhance our children's lives and I love the idea of establishing relationships with colleges early. I am just not convinced this is the right vehicle to do it.

See No Evil: Easter, Facebook, and Where the Bodies Are Buried

Eleni Gage | Posted 07.07.2013 | Parents
Eleni Gage

I don't know how long I'll be able to oversee Amalia's use of media. But this weekend brought me a flicker of hope that Amalia may be able to fill her life with enough hope, faith, and love, that, even when she's confronted with an image of evil, she'll know there's light in the darkness.

Parents Helping Young Kids Lie to Get Past Facebook's Age Restrictions

Larry Magid | Posted 01.01.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

In May, Consumer Reports revealed that there were 7.5 million kids younger than 13 using Facebook, including more than five million 10 and under. In every case these kids had to lie to get around Facebook's rule that you must be 13 or older to join.