3 08, 2018

Parental Alert ! Sex traffickers are using Social Media to target teens & children

By | 2018-08-03T09:35:55+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Child Safety, Monitor Child Social Media, online safety, Parental Control, parental tips|0 Comments

Parents go to great extent to keep their children safe, but one of the greatest threats is within their palms “The Mobile phone”. Parents can’t even imagine how dangerous is the mobile phone to a kid.   According to Judi Paparozzi, an adjunct professor at UNC Pembroke and an expert on human trafficking, traffickers use social media to target children.   “The worldwide market for sex trafficking is 11 to 14 years [...]

22 06, 2018

How safe is Snapmap or Snapchat Maps feature for kids

By | 2018-07-25T09:47:36+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Child Safety, online safety|0 Comments

Is Snapchat Map or Snap Map safe for children? As with any technology, device, platform, or service, new features can have an unexpected impact on user safety and privacy. Snapchat have recently released a new feature called Snap Map. PARENT ALERT: Snapchat Maps Update Could Put Your Child At Risk! For parents, Snap Map may be a cause for concern about their kids using this feature. As we all know kids are [...]

4 04, 2018

Is Musical.ly a Safe App for children & What Parents Need to Know about Musically

By | 2018-04-04T09:16:01+00:00 April 4th, 2018|online safety, Parental Control, parental tips, social media|0 Comments

What is Musical.ly? Musical ly is a free social media app that allows you to create, watch and share videos for free mainly to a soundtrack of the top hits in music. You can use the app on your phone. Musical ly has become incredibly popular among children nowadays but with a drastic increase in its popularity, it is very difficult for parents to know if it’s really safe for their children [...]

2 08, 2017

Blue Whale Challenge: Everything parents need to know

By | 2017-12-11T13:33:16+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Child Safety, online safety, Parental Control|5 Comments

Challenges and teens have gone hand in hand long before the invention of mobile phones or social media. The party game “truth or dare” has been played for centuries. Today, social media introduces dares to entirely new audiences, causing challenges to go viral. For many teens, peer pressure combined with fear of missing out makes it very difficult to not only participate in but also to seek out some of these viral [...]

4 07, 2017

3 Key points to keep children safe online- This Summer

By | 2017-07-27T13:22:58+00:00 July 4th, 2017|online safety, Parental Control|2 Comments

Whether you're worried about what kids might see on YouTube or who they might speak to on Facebook, we have the best tips for keeping them safe online. Much of the internet is a fabulous resource for kids, whether it's Wikipedia for helping with homework, online games, social networks, videos, music and more. However, there are an equal number of websites that you wouldn’t want them going anywhere near.   One of [...]

23 12, 2016

Everything parents need to know about SEXTING

By | 2017-04-17T12:37:03+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|online safety|0 Comments

Does you child have access to smartphone?  Do they use it to chat? Do they have an e-mail account? Do they have a Facebook account, or another site used for Social Medial, such as snapchat, Whatsapp or Instagram? Any child using technology today for communication is at some risk of being lured a sex offender, at risk of being cyber-bullied, or at risk of falling victim to peer pressure associated with sexting. [...]

4 11, 2016

Tips to teach your teen to be cyber smart citizen!

By | 2017-05-08T10:10:58+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Child Safety, online safety, parental tips|1 Comment

Making smart cyber choices today is very important. As children are online now more than ever, it’s important to realize that your child’s digital image is their future. Your child’s online reputation determines what college they get into and where they’ll work in the future. Today, 98% of employers run an Internet search on applicants and if they find a negative online presence, 77% of those employers will not invite the applicant in [...]

6 10, 2016

10 Dangerous Apps For Kids That Every Parents Need to Know

By | 2017-05-08T10:42:56+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Child Safety, online safety, parental tips|0 Comments

Technology is a beautiful thing. Social media and smart devices are part of our daily lives and the apps we install on them makes them invaluable. There are literally millions of apps available and among them, there are few dangerous apps. You may be thinking your kids are downloading apps because they are just a simple way for them to keep in contact with their friends. This is certainly true for most [...]

28 09, 2016

Parenting Tips to Keep Your Child Safe Online

By | 2017-05-08T11:08:24+00:00 September 28th, 2016|online safety, Parental Control, parental tips|0 Comments

Parents Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online & Parental Control Until recently, ensuring your children remained safe online was a reasonably simple task. Often the only computer they used was the family PC, which could be set up with parental control software that would limit the web browser and hopefully prevent them handing over passwords and personal details. With the advent of mobile technology this landscape has changed rapidly. Now it’s not [...]

18 09, 2016

5 Signs That Your Teenager May Be In Trouble Online

By | 2017-05-08T12:29:01+00:00 September 18th, 2016|online safety, Parental Control, parental tips|0 Comments

MAJOR DIGITAL ISSUES FACED BY THE CHILDREN & TEEN'S ONLINE Teen Suicide, Teen Violence, Cyber-bullying (Online Bullying), Internet & Online Addiction, Eating Disorders & Anorexia, Teen Hook-ups, Substance Abuse, Video Games, Teen's Watching Porn, Teen's Watching TV Violence, Teenagers Exposed to Violence at Home, and Violent Culture. Below are five signs that your teenager may be in trouble online or digitally insecure.  If any of these signs apply to your child, you [...]

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