Posts Tagged 'protecting kids online'

While kids today are the beneficiaries of amazing technology, there are casualties to growing up digital we can’t deny. We know the hit that education, relationships, and even a child’s very health can take when we don’t help kids balance their tech. But what about the more subtle losses our kids are incurring that are […]

Have you ever wondered why it is that your kids can’t join social media sites like Facebook until they are 13 years of age? Perhaps you thought that it is the social media sites ‘looking out’ for the interests of our children. I know I did a few years back.   Now while I would […]

For most five year-olds, rule breaking usually consists of jumping in puddles and staying up past bedtime. Not so, for Kristoffer Von Hassel, the son of San Diego security researcher Robert Davies. You see, young Von Hassel managed to discover a major security flaw in the Xbox One gaming console on his own, and Microsoft, […]

Till the age of 10, a child lives in an idyllic world of his own creation, where only his games and parents are often enough to keep him blissfully happy. But come the tweens and teens, there is a sea-change in his attitude to life. Suddenly the child is besieged with hitherto unknown emotions, ideas […]

The willingness to date a stranger is nothing new. Remember the personal section of newspapers? How about the TV show Love Connection or that well-meaning friend that set you up with the “perfect” guy? Along with the Internet came online dating sites such as eHarmony that quickly mainstreamed digital dating. More recently, during the 2014 […]