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Sometimes there are hidden apps on teen phones. We show you a few simple steps you to find out if your teen has them.
Finstagram (Finsta) is a fake (or second) Instagram account. Students get a second Instagram account along with their real Instagrams (Rinstagrams), to post silly pictures or videos.
When parents worry about kids making mistakes online, they usually focus on sexting and stranger danger. While it is important to talk to kids about these headline grabbing issues, they can overshadow what kids are really dealing with every day.
SMS text messaging is one of the primary apps that each phone has. All accounts are connected to phone numbers. Facebook messenger (owned by Facebook) allows you to chat with anyone on Facebook. WhatsApp (owned by Facebook) requires you to verify yourself using a valid phone number as your username.
Halloween can be a scary night for parents as well as kids. While kids may be scared of costumes, parents have a list of other fears, and safety is always the first priority. The fun of Fright Night, however, does not need to be compromised to ensure a safe and enjoyable Halloween. Here are my […]
What is the Periscope App? The Periscope app is owned by Twitter. It allows users to: Watch real time videos from other users from around the world. Broadcast video live from anywhere using mobile device and internet connection. Watch other users’ videos and interact with them by sending messages and hearts (which means you like […]
Special thanks to our friends at Starbucks for supporting the local community and helping to keep families safe online. Event details: What: Josh will be available to sign books and talk about social media best practices with parents of students in Elementary School, Middle School and High Schools in Santa Monica (and the surrounding areas). […]
What is the Calculator% App? The “Private Photo (Calculator%)” app is designed to help students hide photos and videos behind an innocent looking calculator app This application looks like a calculator but entering a passcode opens a private area All files are securely stored in the app and cannot be viewed in the default iPhone […]
What does Pinterest’s marketing say? Discover and save creative ideas for every project or interest Find things to make, buy and do Use guided search to find anything you are looking for Save good stuff from around the web Collect your finds in one place What is Pinterest? Pinterest is a visual discovery tool that […]
We recently caught with law enforcement professional and creator of Cyber Safety Cop, Clayton Cranford. Clayton is one of the nation’s leading law enforcement educators on social media and child safety, and he created Cyber Safety Cop to be an Internet and social media safety program. He was awarded the 2015 National Bullying Prevention Award […]
We recently caught up with our intern, Alexis Caddell, and asked her to share with us her best social media tips. We liked her online footprint so much that her resume was put at the top of the stack. She is currently a senior at UCLA, majoring in Communication Studies. Your profile information should be […]
We caught up with Antoine Boucher, Founder at BluePoint Technology to ask him about his best Internet safety tips for parents. He was nice enough to share with us 4 simple tips that will keep your family safe. How many children of todays generation know what a rotary dial phone is? Not many unless they […]
How WhatsGoodly Markets Itself: WhatsGoodly is an anonymous, location-based, social polling application designed for college students. What is WhatsGoodly? Ask girls and/or boys questions that you couldn’t get answered elsewhere. How WhatsGoodly works: WhatsGoodly is a free app Designed for college students It has 17+ age restriction You can join your university group if you […]
Hi I’m Miss Utah 2014, Karlie Major and I’m here to share a few tips on how you can put your best for forward for your personal brand! Every day you are interacting with those around you, meeting new people, spending time with class mates and teachers, working for employers. Each day you are making […]
What is YouTube? YouTube is a free platform for watching and uploading videos. Did you know that YouTube belongs to Google? YouTube is owned by Google. If you have a Gmail and/or Google+ account it’s easy to create a YouTube account. YouTube accounts are searchable by Google Since YouTube is owned by Google, links to […]