Teens are using Snapchat more and more to keep up with each other. Today Snapchat announced “Snap Map,” a feature that helps teens explore the location of their followers/friends. In this video Josh Ochs teaches you how to use the “Snap Map” feature (and how your kids are using it to locate their friends). Join […]
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A fidget spinner is a type of toy, whose marketers claim it relieves stress. … The toy has been advertised as helping people who have trouble with focusing or fidgeting (such as those with ADHD, autism, or anxiety) by acting as a release mechanism for nervous energy or psychological stress. Wikipedia We caught up with […]
All summer, Josh Ochs is hosting a live parent forum on “The Hidden Parts of Snapchat.” Bring all of your social media questions and Josh will try to answer them all (while making you a Snapchat expert in less than 15 minutes).
We updated this Snapchat Parent App Guide to help parents and educators understand this popular app that kids are using. Learn how students are using Snapchat, how you can use the app as a family, and what you can do to ensure your student is safe on Snapchat.
Thank you to Burnett Jr. High in Wylie, TX for allowing us to learn Instagram and Snapchat safety from four awesome 8th grade students, in the Principal’s office. Learn how students are using these popular apps, what students think about parents being on Snapchat, and more.
Social media tags are a real concern but when it comes to having positive Google results, tags are not the main issue for students. Google focuses on the content that your student creates and uses that information to populate search results. Learn how students can create positive digital content.
Here are three tips I share with parents during my safety speeches (and in this newscast): 1) Audit your kid using Google. 2) Dialog with your student about what they want to do in their future. 3) Shine online with positive results.
When it comes to late-night screen time, we try to set healthy limits for ourselves and our families. Here are some screen time tips for better sleep.
Josh Ochs caught up with four experts to share their Kik Messenger safety tips to help parents and educators keep kids safe on social media. Learn why Kik Messenger is dangerous and how you can protect teens.
We recently caught up 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 […]
WhatsGoodly is an anonymous, location-based, social polling application designed for college students. 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. Even if WhatsGoodly has a 17+ age restriction, school students still can see […]
61% of teens at the age 13-19 years old consider Tumblr their favorite social network What is Tumblr? Founded in 2007 (and sold to Yahoo! in 2013), Tumblr is one of world’s the most popular blogging platforms (Wiki). It hosts over 200 millions blogs and has 420 millions users, 42% of which are from the […]