If you’re like most teenagers, you spend a lot of time on a cell phone or instant messenger chatting with friends and uploading photos, videos, and music to websites. You may ...
Amanda Randolph says she was just 15 when she “met” a 44-year-old man in an online chat room. Amanda was looking for someone to talk to. She was lonely. All the ...
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 ...
You’ve probably learned a long list of important safety and privacy lessons already: Look both ways before crossing the street; buckle up; hide your diary where your nosy brother can’t find ...
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, ...
HuffPost Teen blogger Patrick Mott wrote in his latest post: “Our social networks can tell a story about us and, if you’re like me, you want to make sure that the ...
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 today’s world, it is almost impossible to find a teenager who isn’t online. While there are dangers online, these tips, based on the latest research, will help teens’ socializing stay ...
Human beings are social animals. The urge to meet new people is in our genetic code, and nowhere is it stronger than among our teens. And for this generation, social networking ...
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 ...
The last thing young people want is another set of rules. But these days, social media comes with great responsibility, whether you’re just starting high school or finishing up college. 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 ...
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 ...
“It seemed like a good idea at the time!” This is what my 16 year old son told me when I asked how he could possibly think it was okay to ...
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 ...
The internet is continuing to impact the way we communicate with others, especially among teens. Make sure you know the do’s and dont’s of being online as a teenager. Check out ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The girl was smart, pretty — and obsessed with the idea of taking her own life. She was just 14 years old. What drives a child to such a dark place ...
A variety of studies over the past decade have explored the use of mobile devices and sleep and found the two aren’t a good match, but a single study can only ...
Cell phones are wreaking havoc on teenagers’ sleep patterns, a new study warns. Adolescents have never had such poor sleep: they sleep less, wake up in the night more, and tend ...
Chances are, you aren’t exactly thrilled when you wake up to a text you sent the night before professing your undying love an ex, or that nugget of “truth” you felt ...
September has come and gone which means families are already well ingrained into back-to-school activities. Aside from the challenges of getting kids up in the morning and doing their homework when ...
We know that so many people turn to technology when they’re in crisis, so whenever a popular tech platform doesn’t have an appropriate response we’re left scratching our heads.Facebook has had ...
TEENAGE boys are under increasing pressure to send explicit pictures of themselves to girlfriends and other females, with experts warning the sexting scourge is not just affecting girls. Cyber safety expert ...