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Keeping Your Teenager Safe on Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Whatever Comes Next
May 23, 2016

When it comes to keeping your teenager safe on the Internet today, there’s more to consider than monitoring the way they “surf the web.” Most teenagers have an iPhone or iPad, or Android phone or tablet, and “hanging out online” typically means using a chat app like Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp. +

Keeping Your Teenager Safe Online: On Their Laptop, Phone or Tablet
May 21, 2016

For teenagers today, the Internet and smartphones are a way of life. From their homework to hanging out, everything happens online. Keeping teenagers safe online and on their phones is an increasing concern for schools and parents. In this article we’ll look at some important steps you can take to keep your teenagers safe and give you better peace of mind. +

3 Ways to Limit Screen Time and Keep Your Kids and Teenagers Safe Online
Feb 18, 2016

Children and teenagers are spending more and more time online and in front of screens and devices. In this article, we’ll look at ways you can keep your kids, including teenagers, safe online by blocking certain sites and limiting screen time.  +

Playing it Safe - How to Use Parental Controls on iPhone and iPad
Feb 18, 2016

With more parents letting their kids use their iPhones and iPads, and more parents buying their children their own iPads and iPhones or giving them their older models, it’s worth taking a look at the built-in parental control features that Apple provides. By turning on the Restrictions feature, you can prevent access to certain apps and features on the device, here’s how. +

Best Free Android and iPhone iPad Apps for Kids 5 - 8 Years Old
Feb 18, 2016

As parents, we want our kids to have access to the latest technology, but we also want to protect our kids from the latest dangers online. In this article we’ll help you make sure your children’s tablets have apps that are safe for kids or they are using safe apps when they use one of your devices. In another article we’ll cover ways that you can limit screen time and access to the Internet more generally for older kids. For now, here’s a list of the best FREE apps for children aged 5 to 8 years old. +

5 Tips to Make YouTube Safer for Your Kids
Feb 18, 2016

Increasingly kids are watching “tv” on their tablets or on the big screen with the family. And the “tv” they are watching isn’t the “tv” we grew up with — it’s YouTube. Unlike tv when we were growing up, there aren’t the same controls on the content on YouTube. This is great because it provides amazing diversity and a range of content, however some of that content may not be suitable for children. In this article we’ll look at some ways to make YouTube more safe, educational and fun for kids too. +