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Should Children Use Social Media? Online Safety, Privacy Contracts Pose Risks - International Business Times


International Business Times

Should Children Use Social Media? Online Safety, Privacy Contracts Pose Risks
International Business Times
Children unknowingly surrender their rights to privacy online by agreeing to lengthy terms and conditions contracts on social media sites, according to a report released Wednesday by a U.K. government-sponsored internet safety commission. The task ...
Children in England sign over digital rights 'regularly and ...The Guardian

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5 Good Practices to Stay Safe in Social Media - BusinessZone (blog)


5 Good Practices to Stay Safe in Social Media
BusinessZone (blog)
In addition to a strong password you can install apps like Social Media Vault and LogDog, which are active scanners, trying to detect any suspicious activities or alarming access from unknown devices. They are a major anti-hacking tool which safeguards ...

How to protect kids online - The Phoenix


The Phoenix

How to protect kids online
The Phoenix
A member of the audience snaps a picture of dozens of social media logos that were part of a quiz to the audience of a Cyber Security Seminar at Neumann University, produced by guest speaker Paul Sanfrancesco, the director of technology at Owen J ...

How to protect kids online - Daily Local News


How to protect kids online
Daily Local News
A member of the audience snaps a picture of dozens of social media logos that were part of a quiz to the audience of a Cyber Security Seminar at Neumann University, produced by guest speaker Paul Sanfrancesco, the director of technology at Owen J ...

What to Do If You Find Something Disturbing on Your Teen's Phone - TIME


TIME
 
 
What to Do If You Find Something Disturbing on Your Teen's Phone
TIME
And parents are rightly concerned about the possibilities of missteps in the internet age: embarrassing messages and posts kept alive forever, predators and identity thieves, even the threat of criminal prosecution for youthful mistakes. Our children ...

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10 Tips For Safer Social Media Use - DrexelNow (blog)


DrexelNow (blog)
 
 
10 Tips For Safer Social Media Use
DrexelNow (blog)
Denise Agosto, PhD, a professor in the College of Computing and Informatics, studies online behavior on social media and, in honor of ALA's annual observance of Choose Privacy Week, she's offered up 10 tips for safer social media use. “While social ...
 

How to talk to your babysitter about online privacy - Mashable


Mashable
 
 
How to talk to your babysitter about online privacy
Mashable
For some parents, keeping their children off social media is about protecting them from privacy concerns of facial imaging software and data mining. Other parents worry about future backlash, like bullying in school or losing out on future job and ...
 

The Dangers With Coming of Age in a Social Media-Fueled World - ABC News

   
 
The Dangers With Coming of Age in a Social Media-Fueled World
ABC News
But those secret apps are just part of the story. In her new book, “American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers,” Sales explores the dangers of coming of age in a world ruled by social media. “One of the first conversations that I ...

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Privacy alert! Popular social media site may be letting FBI spy on you - Komando


Komando
 
 
Privacy alert! Popular social media site may be letting FBI spy on you
Komando
Have you heard about Reddit? It's a popular social media site where users can sound off on all sorts of different topics, share funny GIFs and memes, and get answers from celebrities, news-makers and public figures in the "Ask Me Anything" forums.

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Is our screen-time anxiety more detrimental than screen time? - Washington Post


Washington Post
 
 
Is our screen-time anxiety more detrimental than screen time?
Washington Post
Like most parents these days, for a long time I felt it was my responsibility to limit my son's use of screens (a tablet, in our case), and to make sure he adheres to age-appropriate time limits. I tried numerous systems to help me carry out this duty ...
 

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