In this podcast episode, we discuss what age your child should get a device and share cell phone safety tips for keeping kids safe while using it. Learn how to determine the right time to get your child a phone, how to keep them safe, and how to monitor them.
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TBH stands for “to be honest”, and the tbh app is a social networking platform where users anonymously answer questions/polls about their classmates. Learn why this app is in our red zone, what other parents are saying about the tbh app, and what to do if your child has it.
With kids getting access to social media earlier and earlier, it’s important that they understand and practice proper online etiquette. There’s no better time to teach students internet comment etiquette then before they get access to a social media. It’s never too early to start promoting positive online behaviors. Practicing positive social media commenting not […]
We sat down with the Executive Dean at the School of Business and the College of Information Systems and Technology at the University of Phoenix, to talk about online branding strategies for college bound kids. Learn which social network is the best for student branding, common misconceptions, and more.
The overall goal of having an online resume is to showcase your engagement and characteristics through real life experiences. Hear from an expert who share their best online resume and college prep tips. Learn which platform to use for your resume, how long videos should be, and more.
We sat down with Jill Simonian who is a Parenting Lifestyle TV/Media Host & Contributor, as well as the Founder of The FAB Mom, to talk about her best screen time recommendations for younger kids. Learn how to teach kids to self-regulate their screen time, and more.
The Tango app is a social network and messaging app for phones or tablets that uses geo-location. Learn why the Tango app is so dangerous, how predators use the app, and what you can do to keep your child safe if they have the app.
As kids return to school, they may start to use social media more frequently, especially when playing with friends. Many of today’s apps have new features that could put child safety at risk. Learn how to keep kids safe online while they go back to school.
The Gather app makes it easy for users to create and share real life events. Invitations can be sent to anyone in a user’s phone contacts, even if they don’t have the app. Learn why Gather is in our Red Zone and what to do if your child has it.
It’s not uncommon to create social media profiles only to forget about them later on. These old social media profiles can have a negative effect on your online footprint. So in order to build a positive online reputation, it’s important to find old accounts on social media.