Facebook’s Minimalistic Solution for a Panic Button

 A couple of weeks ago, Facebook teamed up with The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Center (CEOP) to develop a “panic button” application for their UK members who are between the ages of 13-18.  The development of the “ClickCEOP” app…

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Getting Past Our Technological Addiction

It’s virtually impossible to avoid technology; it’s everywhere, and the world as we know it has become dependent on it.  Dependency aside, our own personal addiction to it is easier to see today than ever before, and even more so…

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i-Dosing: Is it a Drug or Just a Concerning Phase?

WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT Honestly parents, I don’t know what to think about this.  It’s enough to worry about sexual predators, identity thieves, and cyberbullies attacking and targeting our children, but i-Dosing is something that kids are doing on their own. …

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Character Matters!

It’s great to see kids learning about important morals and values in school and at such a young age.  Learning about character, The Golden Rule, and why they should think twice before bullying someone is a great way to prepare…

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Sextortion – What Parents Need To Know

“It’s a case of digital rape in the 21st century.”  That’s how SSP Blue founder and Internet-safety advocate, Hemanshu Nigam, referred to sextortion.  Never heard of sextortion? You’re not alone, which is exactly why this issue has never been more…

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