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We created this a parent’s guide to help you better understand how students use Twitter. What is Twitter? Twitter is an online social network, which allows you to send instant messages (called Tweets) up to 280 characters in length Tweets can include photos, videos, and links to other websites Those posts can become available to all […]
In the fall of 2019, there was a lot of speculation about the future of Kik Messenger and whether or not it was going to shut down. However, in October of 2019 they announced that the app is here to stay. This anonymous messaging app is one of the most dangerous apps we have ever […]
It’s important to understand what the most popular teen apps are on social media. To do this, our friends at TeenSafe and Gryffin created this infographic that shows a day in the life of “the App-Addicted Teen.” Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a text version of this infographic that you can […]
We caught up with Robyn Spoto, Co-Founder & President, MamaBear Parenting App and asked her to share with us 3 tips to keep kids safe on their cell phones. Create a smartphone contract with your children. How can you ease your worry and protect your kids from too much access from their mobile devices? A […]
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We understand your struggles
and can help you create a social media plan
We take a positive approach to social media safety with fun and easy to follow videos and training guides.
We help students avoid social media mishaps by teaching them to use social media with a purpose and make a plan.
It’s almost impossible to know everything your child is doing online, so we teach students how to self-regulate their screen time.
Why schools ask Josh Ochs to lead Zoom presentations to students and parents on their campus:
Josh's techniques help students use their devices with a purpose, not just a pastime. He shows students how to impress colleges and employers by creating a positive resume using their social media accounts so they can Shine Online™. He also speaks to thousands of parents each year to help them overcome their frustrations with screen time addiction and social media safety.
Created by Josh Ochs — a social media safety speaker and author passionate about helping students shine online™ while staying out of trouble
Parents and educators use our social media safety message each year
Students across the country each year are using these techniques at their school
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"Josh kept all of our teens and tweens engaged and showed them clear examples they can use to impress colleges and employers on social media. Everyone left with a clear road map that they can use for the next few months to make sure they shine online."
–Tracy Rampy, Educator, Southeast Kansas Education Service Center Greenbush
“Learned a lot, Josh’s training is very informative and I picked up some really useful tools. We were able to learn so much, like how to make a positive digital footprint for our children and their future. I highly recommend using his resources.”
–Mother of 11 year old son at Hull Middle School
“Josh was so helpful and I was able to learn so much about how to create a positive digital footprint. His training makes it easier to organize your talents/projects in a way that colleges aren’t able to see in essays.”
–Emmy Renner, High School Student