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Archive for June, 2011

How to Set Parental Controls on Mac OS X

How to Set Parental Controls on Mac OS X

| June 30, 2011 | Comments (0)

It isn’t hard to look around and see the social and technological influence that Apple has had on our society.  They’ve slowly placed an iPhone, iPod or Macbook (sometimes all three) in most American homes, and Apple isn’t showing signs of slowing down any time soon, which is all the more reason to understand how […]

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ABC 20/20 ‘We Find Them’ Show Promo

| June 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

   

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Twitter – A Revolutionary Way for Kids to Text for Free, Cyberbully and More

Twitter – A Revolutionary Way for Kids to Text for Free, Cyberbully and More

| June 22, 2011 | Comments (1)

Everyone uses Twitter—or at least it seems that way. Major news companies use it to engage audiences from all over the world; politicians use it to leverage their outreach, and celebrities use it to let their followers know what kind of dressing is on their salad. But, you probably already know all of this. What […]

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iTunes Parental Controls and Safe Syncing

iTunes Parental Controls and Safe Syncing

| June 10, 2011 | Comments (0)

Knowing how to set parental controls on iTunes is just as important as settings parental controls on the home computer, web browser, and social networking accounts that your kids use. Because iTunes is essentially the media center for any iDevice that your child uses, making it safe for them should go hand-in-hand with making their […]

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An Internet-Safety Educational Tool That Shows Great Promise

An Internet-Safety Educational Tool That Shows Great Promise

| June 8, 2011 | Comments (0)

Linda Criddle’s LOOKBOTHWAYS Foundation has always been a go-to Internet-safety resource of mine. Not only is her website filled with original content about online privacy, mobile safety, cyberbullying and other Internet concerns, but her perspective is backed by 13 years of experience as an online safety expert for Microsoft’s MSN division. Linda’s latest project, NetSkills4Life, […]

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How To Have a Safe iPad and a Happy Kid

How To Have a Safe iPad and a Happy Kid

| June 3, 2011 | Comments (5)

Like the iPod and the iPhone, the iPad is starting to become somewhat of a household item. This means parents should take the time to understand the iPad’s parental controls and how to set them. The process is fairly simple and very similar to that of the iPhone and the iPod Touch, but I figured […]

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Book Review: The Golden Rule of the 21st Century

Book Review: The Golden Rule of the 21st Century

| June 2, 2011 | Comments (1)

Richard Guerry’s Public and Permanent: The Golden Rule of the 21st Century: Straight Talk About Digital Safety: The Real Consequences of Digital Abuse isn’t just an educational resource for parents and teens, it’s an eye-opening analysis of what really drives the Internet safety issues we see today in digital communication and social networking. The educational […]

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