Category: Family Safety

Online Safety & Information about Cyberbullying

Feeling overwhelmed by all the threats that could affect your family? Our bloggers provide you with the latest security tips and online trends to save you time, and keep your family safe.

The results of McAfee’s latest Teens, Tweens and Technology research study released today are enough to make any parent want to wrap their child in cotton wool forever. The study has shown that 81 per cent of Australian tweens and teens have witnessed cyberbullying online over the last 12 months– a whopping 56 per cent […]

Every inch of every page was filled front and back and the little gold lock kept the contents of my diary safe from prying eyes. I recorded every dream, fear, parental injustice, and teenage catastrophe in the pages of my very private, and always hidden, little blue book. But a lot has changed since then […]

Whether we admit it or not, the vast majority of us humans have an inherent desire to be liked. Sure, we can put on a brave face but criticism and disapproval can be hard to swallow, particularly at a tender age. As an adult, I still have clear memories of some rather unpleasant interactions I […]

Hashtags have become a normal part of everyday vernacular thanks to social media. By simply putting a pound (#) sign in front of a word like #OverIt or acronym, such as #tbt (throw back Thursday) social network users especially on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, and now Facebook, can easily join a specific conversation on that […]

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman! Yes, this superhero might be the epitome of courage, justice, and strength, but he might also be the biggest threat to you online. We’ve entered a new age of superheroes. No longer are they just pictures in a comic book. They are now accessible on computers, game […]