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Tag: "safety tools"

Google Alerts – A Simple and Helpful Anti-Bullying Tool

Google Alerts – A Simple and Helpful Anti-Bullying Tool

| April 21, 2011 | Comments (4)

Google Alerts can be a very effective way to keep tabs on your company, your interests, or your website. But for parents whose children have the unfortunate experience of dealing with a cyberbully, Google Alerts can be a lifesaver. What exactly is a Google Alert? Simply put, it’s an email notification system about any phrase, […]

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Another Reason to Install YouTube Safety Mode

Another Reason to Install YouTube Safety Mode

| December 15, 2010 | Comments (0)

49-year-old David Rock, a sex offender on YouTube who has 102,000 subscribers on his channel, Davidsfarm, was just recently “booted off” YouTube. An article in the Toronto Sun pointed out that back in the early 90s, Rock was convicted of several sexual assaults on teenage boys. He pleaded guilty to seven, and four more were […]

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How to Disable Username and Password Autofill Feature

How to Disable Username and Password Autofill Feature

| December 15, 2010 | Comments (0)

Though the autofill feature has proven to save us time, sometimes you just don’t want your username and password to automatically be filled, especially if they’re tied to a security feature for your kids. Here’s a quick guide for the most popular browsers: Firefox: Tools –> Options –> “Security” tab –> Passwords: adjust the settings […]

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How to Have a Safe iPod Touch and a Happy Kid

How to Have a Safe iPod Touch and a Happy Kid

| November 19, 2010 | Comments (45)

To learn about the most recent concerns regarding the iPod Touch, in addition to the information below, please read this March 2013 article. ——————————————————- The number one thing that my 10-year-old son wanted for his birthday this year was an iPod Touch. My husband and I haven’t allowed him a cell phone just yet, and […]

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