Research + News | Topic: Online Safety
Jan 28, 2020
Our Daughter’s Nightly Struggle
Navigating this technology thing is not fun, for parents or our teens, but fighting the battle is worth it. Read the article here.
Jan 23, 2020
Apps To Watch Out For
Stay on top of the popular titles teens are already using. Read the post from Common Sense Media here.
Jan 6, 2020
Enforcing Cellphone Rules For Teenagers
Many families draft a personal contract that lays out the rules of cellphone usage for their children. Read the article here.
Dec 17, 2019
When 6th Graders Can Access Rape Porn On Their Smartphones, School Becomes Toxic
No 11-year-old should have to deal with, or even know, about things like this. Read the article here.
Nov 6, 2019
What Is Cyber Flashing?
Cyber Flashing is a different way for sexual predators to invade your privacy or that of your children or to transfer other unwanted material using a specific program that is featured on all Apple devices: AirDrop. Read the article here.
Oct 21, 2019
UK Drops Age-Verification Plan For Pornography Websites
Concerns over enforcement and data being misused lead government to cancel rollout. Read the article here.
Oct 10, 2019
New Research Commissioned By The BBFC Into The Impact Of Pornography On Children Demonstrates Significant Support For Age-Verification
83% of parents agreed with the statement “there should be robust age-verification controls in place to stop children (under 18s) seeing commercial pornography online.” Read the report here.
Sep 24, 2019
Teens With Low-Self Control, Excessive Screen Time And Questionable Friends More Likely To Hack
Teens with low-self control who excessively use digital devices and have friends who engage in questionable behavior could be more prone to hack. Read the article here.
Aug 30, 2019
MTV’s New ‘Ghosted’ Show Draws Backlash For Romanticizing Stalking
MTV is launching a Catfish-esque show to help those who have been ghosted by former lovers confront their ghoster, and many people don’t approve of the message the show is sending. Read the article here.
May 17, 2019
Tinder Dating Among Teens: When Swipe-Right Culture Goes To High School
The massively popular dating app claims to block underage users. The only workaround? Lying. And everyone is doing it. Read the article here.