While there’s been endless debate over how the NSA spies secretly on Americans, at the same time many – specifically parents – have taken to spying, NSA-style. It’s no secret that kids these days are Internet-surfing nuts: they spend the majority of their time in social … [Read more...] about How to be an NSA-style Parent: Watch your Kids’ Online Activities
Kids and Cellphones
The Parental Control Dilemma: Visible vs. Stealth Software
Being a parent is never easy, but with the advent of Internet, the job has become even tougher. Now, parents do not only have to worry about keeping their kids safe in the real world, but they also have to worry about their safety in the vast virtual world, which has exposed the … [Read more...] about The Parental Control Dilemma: Visible vs. Stealth Software
How serious is Cyberbullying?
The internet might give you super fast access to the world’s information with just a few clicks but it is also home to various scammers and spammers. As if digital felons trying to steal your credit card information or tricking you into buying a useless product was not enough; … [Read more...] about How serious is Cyberbullying?
Why Parents Should Monitor their Teen’s Texting Habits
2012 has seen the rise of smartphones amongst users, most of whom were teenagers. According to a report by Nielsen, figures bound up by a whole 22% for smartphone usage for this age group with 58% of teenagers in the US found to own smartphones in 2012 compared to a 36% in the … [Read more...] about Why Parents Should Monitor their Teen’s Texting Habits
Social Media – Top Venue for Cyberbullying
From Facebook, to Twitter, to Foursquare, social media sites are everywhere and full of virtual land mines for our teens. They can quickly become a victim of cyber bullying. Anything they say can and may be used against them by a bully at school, a college admissions counselor … [Read more...] about Social Media – Top Venue for Cyberbullying