Posts Tagged 'facebook'

Q: I do a pretty good job keeping up with my son online and I try to follow all the tips on your blog. However, every time I ask my 15 year-old son for his phone to check his apps or contacts, a full-blown argument breaks out. I’m to the point where it’s just not […]

  Perspective is a word we have been giving a hearty workout in our house these days. I mentally reference it several times a week when my daughter replays a troubling conversation with a friend that nine times out of ten took place over text. (C’mon, who uses a phone actually to speak to someone?) […]

Part I The Internet age has not only brought us new devices and opportunities; it has also led to the coining and usage of new words. Cyber vocabulary is huge and growing daily. This makes it important for us to expand our knowledge about the commonly used terms. That said, I will focus here on […]

Trying to keep up with your kids online feels a bit like patching holes in a sinking boat at times doesn’t it? A recent Intel Security study reveals a gap in what parents perceive kids to be doing online, and what’s actually taking place in behaviors such as cyberbullying, creating aliases, and the amount of time spent […]

A new Intel Security study* released last week reveals that teens will go to great lengths to hide what they post from parents, teachers, and even peers. In a recent Intel Study study, “The Realities of Cyber Parenting: What Pre-teens and Teens Are Up To Online,” 42% of teens surveyed said they created anonymous names […]