Posts Tagged 'facebook'

Christmas is my absolute favourite time of year.  I love the Christmas Concerts, the carols and the ridiculous number of social gatherings.  However whilst most of us are enjoying a good dose of Christmas cheer, there is unfortunately a group of ‘cyber scammers’ plotting to take advantage of many people during the festive season. McAfee […]

When I saw the hashtag #AlexFromTarget trending on Twitter right behind #Election2014 and #Senate on November 4 it hit me abruptly: Social media owns far more real estate in our children’s brains than most of us parents care to admit. We’re living in a time of mind-blowing crowd power for sure. Instagram famous. Vine famous. […]

I know what you are thinking. ‘Why do we need to worry about cybersafety? It’s Halloween and it’s happening in our street NOT online!’ But as the lines between our offline and online worlds blur and merge, we need to be constantly thinking about how we can ensure we keep our families safe. So, here […]

Over the next few weeks Year 12 students around Australia will be sitting their final exams.  Whether it is the HSC in NSW, the VCE in VIC or the OP levels in QLD, these exams are the final chapter in the schooling careers of our nation’s 17 and 18 year olds. Whilst most of these […]

When I first heard the term “Internet Safety” about 12 years ago, despite its serious nature,  I thought to myself, “Ugh. Could there be a more booooring topic?” It sounded about as interesting as the manual that came with my new vacuum cleaner. It took a while, but over time parents—myself included—became more aware and […]