There’s so much bad publicity these days about kids and social media. But there are also kids and teens out there using social media in positive ways that show you’re never too young to make a difference. Learn how these 5 teens used social media for good deeds.
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The Wishbone and Slingshot apps allow users to compare anything and vote for their favorite choice. Learn what the news has to say about these apps, why you should care and what you can do if your teen or student has these apps.
The iPhone’s Guided Access mode is great for protecting your phone when your young child is playing with it. You can temporarily lock the phone into one approved app—including blocking buttons within the app you don’t want them to press. Learn how Guided Access can prevent against accidental sabotage.
Our friends at MediaLeaders interviewed four High School students and asked them to give us teen Snapchat tips at the Digital Growth Summit. Learn why teens love that parents can’t monitor Snapchat messages, the negative consequences of teens using Snapchat and find out if teens are “screenshotting” Snapchat content.
Teen Nicholas Lowinger started Gotta Have Sole after seeing kids at a homeless shelter with shoes that didn’t fit or were falling apart. The foundation has since given new footwear to 45,000 kids. Learn Nicholas’ secrets, including a social-media campaign that got people all over fired up about helping the homeless.
We asked a School Resource Officer for his best tips to keep kids safe online. Learn how becoming social media savvy, modeling positive online behavior and promoting the use of social media can impact your student or teen.
When teens prepare their college essay they usually reiterate their resume. Stand out from the crowd with these tips to college essay topics for teens.
When it comes to late-night screen time, we try to set healthy limits for ourselves and our families. Here are some screen time tips for better sleep.
Josh Ochs caught up with four experts to share their Kik Messenger safety tips to help parents and educators keep kids safe on social media. Learn why Kik Messenger is dangerous and how you can protect teens.
We reached out to people who work with college-bound teens for some of their best tips for including volunteer activities on your college resume. Learn how to choose volunteer experience, include it in your resume, tell a story and ask for recommendations.