Just a few years ago, the Internet was connected to stationary desktops, which made monitoring kids’ activity on the web relatively easy. But now, teens have access to always-on Internet connections ...
In today’s world of social networking and information sharing, both adults and kids often times forget to think twice about what they share online. Here’s a list of 7 topics teens ...
Spend much time surfing the web? If you do, you need to be wary of things that lurk on the dark side of the Internet. Not only are there viruses, hackers ...
Social media can be dangerous if used destructively. Over half of parents are very concerned about how much time teens spend scrolling through their social feeds, according to a study just ...
Tinder for teens is now a thing, and it’s not a good thing if you ask Utah’s Internet Crimes Against Children, knows as ICAC. While parents are not going to like ...
Internet safety isn’t about a bunch of rules telling you “never do this”, or trying to scare you into safe behavior. Internet safety is about avoiding being being ripped off, disrespected, ...
Being bullied or spending an excessive amount of time on the internet could increase the risk of teen suicides, according to a new study released today by the American Academy of ...
In the past year, a million children were victims of cyberbullying on Facebook, according to a recently released Consumer Reports survey. About 20 percent of students age 11 to 18 surveyed ...
Google, Email, Facebook. On your laptop, at your desk, on your smart phone. As you probably already know, the Internet now plays a huge role in our daily lives. Although the ...
One of my favorite things about playing Avery Jennings on Dog With a Blog, is that I get to play a real teenager who deals with everyday issues. This weekend’s episode ...
In 2013, a heartbreaking case made international headlines and struck at the core of parents throughout the world. It all began when then 7th grader Canadian Amanda Todd went online using ...
Anyone who is a parent today did not grow up with the generation of technology that teens are using to capture and document a tremendous amount of their lives on social ...
Jade was in eighth grade when the mean messages started. The emails, texts, and posts got worse. It was so bad that she eventually changed schools. Jade says she has come ...
Adolescence can be a confusing time for just about any kid. It also can be the time of life when mental health and addiction issues begin, says Stephanie Zerwas, a Chapel ...
The rates of teen drinking and drug use in the United States and the UK have fallen over the last 10 years. According to the New York Times, researchers are attributing ...
If you have not heard of Snapchat app, don’t count yourself young. Snapchat is an app that lets people, mainly teenagers, send each other photos and short videos that disappear after ...
A Vancouver cyberbullying researcher is urging parents to talk to their kids about online safety after an Abbotsford, B.C. teen was charged with child pornography and cyberbullying offences after being accused ...
Sorry, but a new study shows that a large number of teenage girls and boys are sexting on their iPhones. More than 80 percent of these teens are under the age ...
So much of teenage life happens in the online world. The activities that once took a large amount of time and effort, such as finding entertainment, shopping, and socializing, to name ...
Parents of teens know how tricky it is to keep their kids physically safe while balancing their need for greater independence, but when it comes to keeping them safe online, it ...
Dating has definitely changed a lot over the years and with the number of people — and teens — with online access at their fingertips, there’s no question that online dating ...
They love it! And oftentimes it seems that they can’t live without it. The rise of social networking sites has teens throughout the United States fanatical about these addictive websites. Social ...
Today’s teens are connected more than ever, thanks to the trend of social media. With a constant stream of statuses, photos and videos, these teens have access to information that they ...
When most of today’s parents were teenagers, they developed their romantic crushes on the person they sat next to in algebra class, bumped into in front of their school lockers, or ...
The news is the stuff of nightmares. In September 2015, Joshua Rabideaux was arrested for sending naked pictures of himself to a minor. He was 19 years old and living in ...
The internet is an amazing service that connects us with the world. We can stream our favorite movie, learn about how to improve our health and keep in touch with friends ...
Teenagers who play video games for more than four hours a day suffer from symptoms of depression, but frequent use of social media and instant messaging may mitigate symptoms of game ...
If you wanted to know what your kids are up to especially what they’re texting about, sometimes reading the message is not actually enough. As some sources reported, teens often use ...
Jeremy Hunt has proposed a ban on sexting for under 18s. As any reasonable person might have predicted, this has been met with a great deal of criticism. Most of the ...
On hearing about the health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s suggestion that tech companies should prohibit young people from sexting, I couldn’t help but roll my eyes. Even at the best of times ...